Top Catholic colleges and universities, according to U.S. News & World Report

Top Catholic colleges and universities, according to U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report released its annual ranking of colleges and universities, and once again many Catholic schools ranked highly on the list.  Notre Dame pulled in at #16 among national universities — while Villanova and Creighton took top ranking in their regions.  Here’s a list of where many of

U.S. News & World Report released its annual ranking of colleges and universities, and once again many Catholic schools ranked highly on the list.  Notre Dame pulled in at #16 among national universities — while Villanova and Creighton took top ranking in their regions.  Here’s a list of where many of the most prominent schools rank:

National Universities
University of Notre Dame – #16 (tie)
Georgetown University – #21
Boston College – #31
Fordham University – #58
Marquette University – #76
St. Louis University – #99 (tie)
Loyola University Chicago – #106
Catholic University of America – #116

Regional Universities (North)
Villanova University- #1
Providence College – #2
Loyola University Maryland – #3 (tie)
Fairfield University – #3 (tie)
St. Joseph’s University – #11 (tie)
Holy Family University – #125

Regional Universities (Midwest)
Creighton University – #1
Xavier University – #5 (tie)
John Carroll University – #7
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College – #16
Franciscan University of Steubenville – #30
Mount St. Joseph University – #61

Regional Universities (West)
Santa Clara University – #2
Loyola Marymount – #3 (tie)
Gonzaga University – #3 (tie)
University of Dallas – #13 (tie)
St. Edward’s University – #13 (tie)

National Liberal Arts Colleges
College of the Holy Cross – #34
St. John’s University, Minnesota – #73 (tie)
St. Mary’s College, Indiana – #96 (tie)
St. Michael’s College – #99 (tie)
Stonehill College – #105 (tie)
Siena College – #113
St. Anselm College – #120

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