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USNews Again Ranks Saint Vincent College in Top Tier of National Liberal Arts Colleges

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Posted: Wednesday Sep 12, 2012

September 12, 2012

For the third consecutive year, Saint Vincent College has been ranked in the first tier of national liberal arts colleges in the 2013 edition of U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges Guidebook, according to information released today. The rankings are based on 16 key measures of quality including peer assessment, graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, alumni giving, graduation rate performance and high school counselor undergraduate academic reputation ratings.

Saint Vincent moved up in the new rankings from a tie at 157 to a tie at 145 among the 251 colleges and universities included in the national liberal arts colleges category.

“We are committed to our mission as a college of high academic quality and high values, and appreciate that we continue to be recognized as one of the nation’s best,” commented Br. Norman W. Hipps, O.S.B., president of Saint Vincent College. “Our goal is to make it possible for our students to afford a private education and to prepare them for advanced study or professional employment, as well as for meaningful lives.”

The rankings of more than 1,400 schools nationwide are available at www.usnews.com and will also be published in the 2013 edition of U.S. News Best Colleges Guidebook available on newsstands.

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