U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT NAMES COTTEY COLLEGE THE BEST IN THE MIDWEST REGION
NEVADA, MO—Today, U.S. News & World Report announced that Cottey College is nationally ranked #1 among its 2021 Best Regional Colleges. In total, 76 colleges were ranked from 12 states comprising the Midwest region.
Cottey was ranked in four additional categories in the Midwest region from U.S. News & World Report. Cottey is ranked #1 among Best Value Schools, #3 in Social Mobility, #4 in Schools with Largest Proportion of International Students, and #6 in Lowest Student Debt Load at Graduation.
“We are again pleased and honored to be recognized by the U.S. News & World Report for the outstanding education and opportunities offered to our students. We find it especially noteworthy that Cottey is a top college in the Midwest for the fifth consecutive year, this year as #1!” said Dr. Jann Weitzel, president of Cottey College.
Rankings by respected organizations such as U.S. News & World Report can provide college-bound students and their parents valuable information to compare merits of different education programs. According to their website, U.S. News & World Report uses 50 different types of numerical rankings and lists to help students narrow their college search.
Colleges ranked in the Best Regional College category focus almost entirely on the undergraduate experience and offer a broad range of programs in the liberal arts in fields such as business, education, the sciences and humanities. Regional colleges include both public and private institutions.