The Master's College

TMC Rated Second in America's Best Colleges

usnews.jpgThe 2011 Edition of "America's Best Colleges" has been released by U.S. News & World Report. Highlights of the College rankings will appear in the magazine's August 31, 2010 issue - the 2011 Best Colleges Guidebook will be available on newsstands beginning Tuesday, August 24. 

The Master's College was one of 319 institutions (292 of which were ranked nationally) in the "Regional College" (previously "Comprehensive Baccalaureate College") category. 

This year TMC tied for second (2nd) place among the thirty-six (36) Western Region Colleges.

This marks the eleventh year in a row that TMC was listed in the "First Tier*" of twenty-eight (28) Western Region Colleges (15-state territory). Included below are a few 'highlights' from the U.S. News information. 

* U.S. News & World Report's 'Ranking Methodology' changed this year to include rankings for the top 75% (previously the top 50%) of schools as 'First Tier.

Comparisons Within the Western Region

This year, TMC was ranked fairly high among the First Tier Western Region Colleges in the following areas:

Overall ranking 2nd
Freshman Retention Rate 2nd
Portion of freshman in top 25% of their HS class 2nd
Acceptance Rate 3rd
Graduation Rate 3rd
SAT Scores of Entering Freshman 3rd
Student/Faculty Ratio 4th
Percent of classes with fewer than 20 students 6th

To read more visit the  U.S. News and World Report website.