Huntington University named one of ‘America’s Best’ by Forbes.com

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2010-08-12
Forbes, Huntington UnivesityHuntington, Ind.—Huntington University has been listed as one of America's Best Colleges by Forbes.com.

In the list released Thursday, Huntington University was ranked 289th overall and ninth in the state of Indiana. Huntington was ranked among other top Indiana schools, including Taylor University and Goshen College. According to the U.S. Department of Education, there are more than 4,000 college campuses in the United States. Forbes.com ranked only the top 15 percent of all undergraduate institutions.

Top Indiana Colleges:

33 University of Notre Dame
42 Wabash College
64 DePauw University
145 Earlham College
183 Hanover College
222 Indiana University, Bloomington
268 Goshen College
273 Taylor University
289 Huntington University
296 University of Evansville
332 Butler University
362 Purdue University
372 Saint Mary's College
466 Valparaiso University
494 Ball State University
520 Indiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis

The Center for College Affordability and Productivity, in conjunction with Forbes, compiled its college rankings using five general categories: student satisfaction, postgraduate success, student debt, four-year graduation rate and competitive awards from outside data sources, including the U.S. Department of Education, RateMyProfessor.com and Payscale.com. The rankings are objectively determined, with subjective judgments to which factors to include and the weights of those factors, according to Forbes.com.

This is the third year for the Forbes.com rankings.

On its 2010 list, U.S. News & World Report ranked Huntington as sixth among the Best Baccalaureate Colleges in the Midwest region and as No. 5 in the Best Values category for Baccalaureate Colleges in the Midwest. The 2011 results are scheduled to be released next week. Recently, the Princeton Review named Huntington as one of the best colleges in the Midwest for the third consecutive year.

 
 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. 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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