The Master's College garners U.S. News & World Report #2 ranking
U.S. News and World Report has ranked The Master's College as #2 among all regional colleges in the West
In the just released U.S. News 2012 edition of "America's Best Colleges," the magazine examined The Master's College among 371 other institutions in the "Regional College" category. The U.S. News website defines regional colleges as those that "focus on undergraduate education … in liberal arts disciplines."
Among the 40 colleges in the Western Region, The Master's College was ranked #2 overall, second only to Caroll College in Helena, Montana.
Master's also ranked highly in individual categories, placing first in "peer assessment," which reflects the opinions of other presidents, provosts, and deans regarding The Master's College's college's academic excellence. The college placed third for its "freshman-to-sophomore retention rate" (79%), "graduation rate" (57%), and for the "SAT scores of entering freshmen" (between the 25th and 75th percentile).
Master's ranked fifth in the category "Great Schools/Great Prices," and in sixth place for the student-to-faculty ratio and the high percentage of classes with fewer than twenty students.
The 2012 edition of "America's Best Colleges" marks the twelfth consecutive year that TMC has been placed in the "First Tier" (top 75%) of Western Region colleges. The 350-page guide will come from U.S. News and World Report to newsstands on September 20th, and is available now at www.usnews.com. Click here for the detailed U.S. News & World Report ranking of The Master's College.