Sept. 10, 2013
Morningside College is designated one of the Midwest’s “Best Regional Colleges” in the U.S. News & World Report 2014 “Best Colleges” rankings released on Sept. 10. Morningside is ranked 22 out of 99 regional colleges in the Midwest.
This is the tenth consecutive year that U.S. News has designated Morningside a “Best College.” The U.S. News rankings are available at www.usnews.com/colleges and also are published in the “Best Colleges 2014” guidebook available on newsstands Sept. 24.
The U.S. News rankings for the best regional colleges category are based on key indicators in seven broad areas: peer assessment, retention, graduation rate performance, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, and alumni giving.
U.S. News identifies regional colleges as institutions that focus on undergraduate education and offer a range of degree programs in the liberal arts and in professional fields such as business, nursing and education.