Shawnee State University makes the list for U.S. News & World Report’s best colleges rankings


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PORTSMOUTH – SSU came in at #117-153 in Regional Universities Midwest. Rankings for this category are for colleges that offer a full range of undergraduate programs, some master’s program but few doctoral programs. These rankings are split into four regions: north, south, Midwest and west.

SSU also came in at #151 for Top Performers on Social Mobility. Rankings in this category encompassed economically disadvantaged students who are less likely than others to finish college, but yet these colleges are more successful than others at advancing social mobility by enrolling and graduating large proportions of disadvantaged students awarded with the Pell Grants, which are awarded to students whose adjusted gross family incomes are less than $50,000.

U.S. News & World Report profiled over 1,900 schools as part the Best Colleges rankings.

U.S. News & World Report is a multi-platform publisher of news and information, which includes usnews.com and annual print and e-book versions of its authoritative rankings of Best Colleges, Best Graduate Schools and Best Hospitals. Founded in 1933, U.S. News & World Report has been a leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers by focusing on health, personal finance, education, travel, cars, news and opinion.

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