Dean College has been ranked 19th in the U.S. News & World Report for the Best Regional Colleges, North category. Additionally, Dean placed 9th in this category for Best Value Schools.
This is the sixth consecutive year that Dean College has received the honor, and the highest ranking in the college’s history.
“We are thrilled to be recognized by U.S. News and our peer institutions once again this year,” said Dr. Paula M. Rooney, Dean College President. “Of particular note this year is our designation in the Best Value Schools category, as we continually look for ways to assist our students achieve their education goals with the best financial aid solutions possible.”
U.S. News & World Report is a multi-platform, publisher of news and information. The U.S. News ranking system for the Best Regional Colleges rests on two pillars. The formula uses quantitative measures that education experts have proposed as reliable indicators of academic quality, and it is based on research of what matters in education, including: graduation rate performance, academic reputation, and financial selectivity among others.
This year’s ranking is a testament to The Dean Difference – the hands-on and engaging faculty & staff, strong academic support, valuable internships, and real life workforce preparation that Dean College provides. The College recently welcomed a robust class of incoming students, making this its highest total enrollment in the past 25 years, representing 30 states and 26 countries.