U.S. News & World Report, in its annual college rankings issued for 2013, announced last week that Millersville University ranked 86 in the category of Best Regional Universities – in the North region.
“Millersville University’s rank in the top 100 in U.S. News & World Report’s list of best universities is an indication that we continue to provide our students exceptional learning opportunities,” said Dr. Vilas Prabhu, provost of Millersville University. “We are proud to say that we have the ability to awaken our students’ intellectual curiosity to help make them productive citizens.”
In 2012, Millersville ranked 82. The remaining Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) universities were ranked in this category as followed: West Chester 70, Slippery Rock 91, Shippensburg 100, Bloomsburg 104 and Mansfield 124.
The 2013 edition of the Best Colleges guidebook is available on U.S. News & World Report’s website, and will be on newsstands September 18.
U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on numerous factors listed below:
Regional Universities and Regional Colleges
Peer assessment 25%
Graduation and retention rates 25%
Faculty resources 20%
Student selectivity 15%
Financial resources 10%
Alumni giving 5%