Campus CommunitySeattle University’s Excellence in Academics and Sustainability Recognized With High Rankings in 2020No Author ProvidedDecember 8, 2020No Image Credit ProvidedNo Caption ProvidedHere is a summary of some of the rankings and recognition of the past year.Academics Seattle University was ranked in the Top 16 percent of universities nationally, placing #121 of 797 institutions, in the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Ranking 2021. The university ranked #23 among colleges and universities in the West. Seattle University moved up in U.S. News and World Report’s “Best National Universities” and “Best Value” rankings in its U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges 2021” guide. The university advanced 15 spots to #124 out of the nearly 400 universities ranked in the “Best National Universities” category. Seattle U moved up five spots to #80 in the nation in the publication’s “Best Value” category. The Princeton Review continues to recognize Seattle University as one of the best colleges in the nation for undergraduate education, according to its Best 386 Colleges 2021. This marks the 18thconsecutive year Seattle U has been featured in the guide. Three Seattle University undergraduate business programs at the Albers School of Business and Economics achieved high national rankings in the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges 2021” rankings. The business analytics program tied for #14 in the nation—#1 in the Northwest and #2 on the West Coast. The finance program tied for #21 in the nation—#1 in the Northwest and #2 on the West Coast. The accounting program is #31 in the nation and tied for #5 on the West Coast. Seattle University business, nursing and law graduate programs made the rankings in the U.S. News & World Report“Best Graduate Schools 2021,” including several ranked in the Top 25 nationally. Leadership Executive MBA (#16) Master of Business Analytics (#25) Master of Professional Accounting (#25) Sustainability Seattle University was once again recognized as a leading institution for advancing sustainability and environmental justice in the release of the 2020 Sustainable Campus Index by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). Seattle U ranked #3 nationally as an overall top performer among master’s institutions. Additionally, among the 650 higher education institutions that were measured, the university was #4 in the curriculum category and #8 in the public engagement category. Seattle University continued its run of top rankings for sustainability by once again being named a Sierra Cool School for 2020. It earned a spot in Sierra magazine’s Top 20, placing #20 of 312 colleges and universities—the Top 7 percent overall—that participated in the latest survey of sustainability practices. Seattle U is the only university in the Northwest to place in the top group. The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges: 2021 Edition ranked Seattle University #16 in the U.S. The university moved up five spots from last year’s ranking, which put it in the Top 4 percent of all schools in the guide. Learn more about Seattle University’s ranking and recognition accomplishments.