Rankings Round-Up: SUNY Oswego Earns Top National Rankings

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U.S. News Rankings

SUNY Oswego has once again earned a top 50 ranking in the 2018 “Top Regional Universities in the North” from U.S. News & World Report.

Oswego tied for 13th among public universities in the North Region, 48th overall, among institutions in the U.S. News & World Report ratings, based on rankings released Sept. 12. The college also kept its place on the A+ for B Students list.

U.S. News’ staff compiles data from hundreds of schools around the country, striving to offer prospective college students and their parents the best analysis available for comparing academic excellence. U.S. News & World Report defines regional universities as institutions that “provide a full range of undergraduate majors and master’s programs” but “few,
if any, doctoral programs.”

U.S. News also includes Oswego in its Best Online Graduate Business Programs: MBA, top 5 nationally for Women Enrolled in MBA Programs, and Green Colleges guide.

Washington Monthly

Washington Monthly, which looks at colleges through metrics on their contribution to the good of society, named SUNY Oswego #86 in the nation among master’s-level universities. Those rankings are based on three broad categories: Social Mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), Research (producing cutting-edge scholarship) and Service (encouraging students to give something back to their country), according to its website.

Princeton Review

The Princeton Review rated SUNY Oswego one of the top 229 colleges in the 11-state region as part of its “2018 Best Colleges: Region by Region.” Oswego has earned the “Best Northeastern Colleges” distinction every year since the educational services company started regional listings in 2003.

Based on the results of surveys of more than 137,000 students at colleges and universities nationwide, The Princeton Review compiled a wide variety of “Best Colleges” data from student responses about their schools’ academics/administration, life at their college, their fellow students and themselves.

College Magazine

Hands-on opportunities and academic strengths contributed to SUNY Oswego being ranked fourth in College Magazine’s “Top 10 Colleges for Broadcast Journalism.”

Oswego’s facilities include “three fully equipped state-of-the-art digital TV studios plus audio/radio production labs and recording studios,” the magazine said. “Students work hands-on in class and student-run groups,” including WTOP-10 TV, WNYO radio and the Oswegonian, the article noted.

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