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Midwest Jesuit Universities Named to 2019 U.S. News & World Report "Best Colleges" Rankings

September 10, 2018 — Today, U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings of the best colleges and universities in the United States, and all six Midwest Jesuit universities made the list.

In the National Universities category (312 schools), Loyola University Chicago and Marquette University were included, tying for #89.

In the Regional Master's Universities category (172 schools), Creighton University ranked #1, marking the 16th consecutive #1 ranking in the category for Creighton. Three other Midwest Jesuit schools were also on the list: John Carroll University (4); Xavier University (8); and the University of Detroit Mercy (25). 

Additionally, several Midwest Jesuit schools were ranked among the top 10 best colleges for veterans in the Midwest region: Creighton University (1), John Carroll University (3), and Xavier University (7).

Many other Jesuit colleges and universities were featured prominently on the list; find out more at the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.






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