NWU named Nebraska's top independent Midwest university
U.S. News & World Report named Nebraska Wesleyan University a top regional university.
NWU is the top ranked Nebraska independent university named to the Best Regional Universities, Midwest category in the annual college rankings released September 18. NWU is also named a Best Value School and a Top Performer on Social Mobility in the category.
U.S. News & World Report ranks universities on a variety of indicators including student outcomes such as rates of graduation and retention, assessment by academic peers, faculty resources, overall financial resources, ACT/SAT scores, high school class standing, and alumni giving.
Washington Monthly ranked Nebraska Wesleyan as a best Master’s University. To make the ranking, universities must award master’s degrees but few or no doctoral degrees. NWU was ranked as the best independent university in Nebraska. Washington Monthly ranks four-year schools based upon their contributions to social mobility, research and providing opportunities for public service.