Washington Monthly ranks HU as a Top 50 baccalaureate college

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2010-09-15
Huntington, Ind. — Washington Monthly, a monthly nonprofit magazine based in Washington, D.C., has ranked Huntington University as one of the Top 50 baccalaureate colleges in the nation.

The university was ranked No. 41 based on social mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), research (producing cutting-edge scholarship and PhDs), and service (encouraging students to give something back to their country).

Huntington University was also recently named one of the Top 10 Best Colleges in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report. Huntington was ranked eighth overall in the 2011 edition of the magazine’s guide to “America’s Best Colleges,” and fifth in the “Great Schools, Great Prices” category for best-value colleges in the Midwest. Huntington was also ranked as 289th overall and ninth in the state of Indiana by Forbes.com. The Princeton Review named the university one of the best colleges and universities in the Midwest for the third consecutive year.

The full Washington Monthly rankings may be viewed at www.washingtonmonthly.com.
 
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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