In the National Universities category (399 schools), four Midwest schools made the list: Marquette University (#84); Loyola University Chicago (#104); Creighton University (#104); and University of Detroit Mercy (#179). This was the first time Creighton and University of Detroit Mercy were ranked as national universities; both had been previously categorized as regional Master's universities.
In the Regional Master's Universities Midwest category, John Carroll University was ranked #2 and Xavier University was ranked # 5 out of 162 institutions. Additionally, John Carroll University was ranked #1 in best undergraduate teaching and #2 in best colleges for veterans; Xavier University was ranked #4 in best colleges for veterans and #18 in best undergraduate teaching.
October 28, 2019 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of our brother, Fr. Jerome F. Treacy, SJ, who died on October 23, 2019, at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Michigan. He was 90 years old. May he rest in peace.