Westminster Ranked in Top Tier by USNEWS & World Report

Sep 12, 2012

Westminster recognized as a "Best Value" college and an "A+ School for B Students" SALT LAKE CITY - For the 18th consecutive year, Westminster College has been ranked as a "Best Regional University" in the West by the national publication U.S.News and World Report. In the 2013 U.S.News edition, Westminster was ranked 22nd in the West category, and was again included as an "A+ School for B Students" as well as a "Great School at a Great Price." "We are very pleased that Westminster has again been recognized as a top-tier institution by U.S.News," said Westminster President Brian Levin-Stankevich. "We are very proud that our efforts to make a quality education affordable have been recognized, and that Westminster is seen as a 'Best Value' college. This should be especially significant to parents and students who are scrutinizing colleges and costs in this current economic climate." In 1983, U.S.News and World Report began its annual rankings of American colleges and universities. Data is collected and tabulated on each participating school for up to 16 indicators of academic quality including peer review, student selectivity, faculty resources, retention, etc. Colleges are then ranked in their specific category (National Universities, National Liberal Arts Colleges, Regional Universities and Regional Colleges) by their total weighted score. For more information on U.S.News' 2013 Best Colleges, visit www.usnews.com/colleges.  

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About Westminster

Westminster is a private, independent, and comprehensive college in Salt Lake City, Utah. Students experience the liberal arts blended with professional programs in an atmosphere dedicated to civic engagement. With the goal of enabling its graduates to live vibrant, just, and successful lives, Westminster provides transformational learning experiences for both undergraduate and graduate students in a truly student-centered environment. Faculty focus on teaching, learning, and developing distinctive, innovative programs, while students thrive on Westminster’s urban Sugar House campus within minutes of the Rocky Mountains.

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