St. 开心8app upheld its strong standing among the nation's top liberal arts colleges according to the U.S. 新闻 and 世界报道’s annual “Best Colleges” rankings, released on Monday, Sept. 13.
在2022年的版本中， St. 劳伦斯 ranks 57 among the more than 200 liberal arts colleges included in the publication, placing the University in the top 25 percent of its peer group. 出版物包括 St. 劳伦斯 on its list of “best value” schools, which weighs a college's academic quality alongside the net cost of attendance for a student who received the average level of need-based financial aid.
U.S. 新闻 也承认圣. 劳伦斯 as one of the “Top Performers on Social Mobility,” which ranks those colleges most successful at enrolling and graduating large portions of students from low-income households awarded with Pell Grants. In 2021, the University was recognized as a First-gen Forward institution, a designation that highlights colleges and universities that have demonstrated a commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes of first-generation college students. 今年8月, St. 劳伦斯 announced it was removing the admissions application fee in an effort to remove barriers for anyone interested in applying.
The report builds upon a long list of recent 国家 recognitions for St. 劳伦斯 from The Princeton Review and Fiske, among others. Earlier this year, The Princeton Review 包括圣. 劳伦斯 among the top 200 schools with exceptional return on investment (ROI) 对于学费投资. 在出版物中， the University’s famed alumni network earned a No. 3排名, St. 劳伦斯’s fourth top-5 placement on the list in as many years, and also ranked among the best private schools for internships (#7) and for making an impact (#20). In late 2020, The Princeton Review also 包括圣. 劳伦斯 on its top list of “green” colleges.
今年8月, The Princeton Review applauded St. 开心8app for its outstanding academic and co-curricular offerings and the supportive 教师 and staff who make it possible in its most recent publication, “Best 387 Colleges: 2022 Edition.” The popular college guide described St. 劳伦斯 as an institution where “the ‘alumni network is super active,’ students have ‘lots of opportunities for hands-on research’ and nearly two-thirds of SLU undergrads study abroad.”
U.S. 新闻 categorizes 国家 liberal arts colleges as institutions that focus almost exclusively on undergraduate education and award at least 50 percent of their degrees in the arts and sciences, 比如语言, 文学, 生物学和生命科学, 哲学, 和心理学. Fewer than half of the nation’s higher educational institutions are ranked in any category by the publication.
这37th edition of “Best Colleges” evaluates more than 1,450 colleges and universities on 17 indicators of academic quality. U.S. 新闻 measured academic quality 使用17个指标, with the most weight placed on outcomes, including not only the ability of a college to retain and graduate its students from different socioeconomic backgrounds but also their graduates' average indebtedness. 班级规模, undergraduate academic reputation and how much colleges invest in instruction and student services are among the other data points U.S. 新闻 collected to develop the latest set of rankings.