St. Mary’s College recognized by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, Washington Monthly, and Money Magazine
U.S. News & World Report has once again recognized St. Mary’s College of Maryland as a top 100 national liberal arts college. In the publication’s “Best Colleges” 2016 edition, St. Mary’s is also ranked in the top six public liberal arts colleges in the nation and is one of only two non-military institutions in the top six.
St. Mary’s College is also ranked on the publication’s 2016 “Best Colleges for Veterans” list. The list is a compilation of top-ranked schools that participate in federal initiatives helping veterans and active service members apply, pay for and complete their degrees.
In other recent rankings:
The Princeton Review recently recognized St. Mary’s in the 2016 edition of its annual college guide, “The Best 380 Colleges.” St. Mary’s College is ranked fourth for the “most beautiful campus” and fifth for the “happiest students.”
In Washington Monthly’s 2015 college guide and rankings, St. Mary’s is named among the nation’s top liberal arts colleges and among Money magazine’s “Best Colleges for Your Money” (2015-16).
St. Mary’s is also named one of America’s “Top Colleges” by Forbes (2015), and has been named a 2015 public college of distinction by the Colleges of Distinction publication.
St. Mary’s is also included in the 2016 “Fiske Guide to Colleges” based on the college’s excellence in a broad range of topics of interest to students and their families. Among categories, Fiske scored St. Mary’s four out of five stars for academics and quality of life.
College guide rankings are based on several key measures of quality that include academic reputation, graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, career outcomes, affordability, and student selectivity.