Seattle University once again ranks among top regional universities in the West, according to today’s U.S. News and World Report America’s Best Colleges 2013. SU
ranks 10th among 121 regional universities in the West that provide a
full range of undergraduate and master’s degree programs. The university
has maintained a spot in the top 10 consistently for more than a
The prestigious academic ranking coincides with widespread
recognition of the university’s significant achievements in academic
excellence, campus experience, athletics and commitment to service and
social justice as a Jesuit Catholic university.
The university was also recently honored as one of
the country's best institutions for undergraduate education, according
to The Princeton Review’s annual college guide, The Best 377 Colleges.
Only about 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges and just
three colleges outside the U.S. are profiled in the book, a top go-to
guide for prospective students and their parents.
SU continues to move forward with more than $100 million worth
of capital investments, including a new fitness center that opened last
fall, and Seattle University Park, a vibrant outdoor
community gathering space and multipurpose recreation area for all
students, including those involved in intramurals, club and recreational
sports and intercollegiate athletics scheduled to open next week.
“We are pleased to be recognized among the nation’s strongest master’s comprehensive institutions by U.S. News & World Report,” said Isiaah Crawford, provost.
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