The Master's College ranked No. 4 among "Western Regional Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report
The Master’s College has been ranked fourth in the “Western Regional Colleges” category in the 2014 edition of America’s Best Colleges, which was released on Sept. 10 by U.S. News and World Report. The U.S. News website defines regional colleges as those that “focus on undergraduate education … in liberal arts disciplines.”
The Master’s College was one of 367 institutions in the “Regional College” category.
The Western Regional College category includes 31 colleges and universities from the 15-state western region of the United States. This year’s appearance in the ranking marks the 15th consecutive year The Master’s College has been listed in the rankings' First Tier.
In addition the No. 4 overall ranking, TMC ranked No. 2 in average six-year graduation rate (56 percent), No. 2 in freshman to sophomore retention rate (80 percent), No. 2 in entering freshman SAT scores (1095), No. 2 in student-to-faculty ratio (10 to 1) and No. 2 in least debt – class of 2012.
The college also ranked third in peer assessment, fifth in percent of freshmen in the top 25 percent of their high school, sixth in percent of classes with fewer than 20 students (72 percent) and seventh in the great schools, great prices category.
The complete list of ranked schools is available online at usnews.com.