Oswego again gets good ‘News’

U.S. News Media Group advanced Oswego seven places on its “America’s Best Colleges” list of best regional universities in the North for 2011 and Princeton Review included Oswego in its book The Best Northeastern Colleges: 2011 Edition.

Oswego’s numerical rank improved to 67 on the U.S. News list of regional universities in the Northern region. This region includes 178 accredited four-year institutions that appear in the guide.

The ever-watched and oft-disputed U.S. News rankings encompass more than 1,400 colleges nationwide, compared on a set of 15 performance indicators from freshman retention to financial resources to peer assessment.

U.S. News also selected Oswego for its “A-Plus Schools for B Students” list. Across Carnegie categories, the A-Plus list encompasses such New York schools as Rochester Institute of Technology, Ithaca College, Syracuse University, SUNY’s University at Buffalo, and Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

Oswego is one of 218 institutions Princeton Review recommends in the 2011 edition of its guide, The Best Northeastern Colleges.

— Jeff Rea ’71 and Julie Harrison Blissert


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