U.S. News and World Report ranks AU among top Midwest universities for 15th year

Anderson, Ind. — Anderson University has once again earned a place in the top tier among Midwest regional universities in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2019 guidebook. The exclusive rankings are available with the purchase of The U.S. News College Compass, or the 2018 guidebook.

This marks the fifteenth consecutive year AU has been ranked among the nation’s best colleges. The full details of Anderson University’s rankings can be found online, including recognition for “A Strong Commitment to Undergraduate Teaching” and “Most Innovative Schools” among Midwest Universities.

“We are pleased to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report for the fifteenth consecutive year, and we appreciate the distinctive, compelling, and relevant efforts of our campus community, as well as the accomplishments of our students and alumni around the world,” said AU President John S. Pistole. “This ranking encourages us to continue our pursuit to be a transformative Christian community that strives for our core values of servant leadership, excellence, integrity, responsibility, and generosity.”

The 2019 Best Colleges guidebook provides the most thorough examination of how the nation’s accredited colleges and universities compare on a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence. For more information, visit www.usnews.com/colleges.

U.S. News & World Report has published college rankings since 1983, based on categories created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Since that time, the annual publication has grown to be the most comprehensive research tool for students and parents considering higher education opportunities.

Anderson University is a private, liberal arts institution in Anderson, Indiana with a mission to educate students for lives of faith and service in the church and society. Anderson University is recognized among top colleges by U.S. News and World ReportColleges of Distinction, and The Princeton Review. Established in 1917 by the Church of God, the university now offers more than 60 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in businessmusic education, and theology.

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