Indiana Colleges Rank High in 'College Guide'

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Goshen College ranked third in the National Universities - Liberal Arts category. Goshen College ranked third in the National Universities - Liberal Arts category.

A new national ranking of the nation's best colleges and universities includes several in Indiana. The annual College Guide from Washington Monthly rates schools "based on their contribution to the public good."

It measures schools in three categories: Social Mobility, which involves low-income student recruiting and graduation, Research, which involves "producing cutting-edge scholarship and PhDs," and Service, which involves encouraging students to give back. The publication has also debuted its ranking of the best colleges for adult learners. Other ranking categories include Best Colleges for Adult Learners, National Universities, Best Bang for the Buck.

The schools in Indiana appearing among the top 100 of their respective lists include:

Best Colleges for Adult Learners (4-Year)

7. Indiana Wesleyan University

54. Calumet College of Saint Joseph

57. Indiana University

National Universities (Overall)

24. University of Notre Dame

45. Purdue University

71. Indiana State University

77. Indiana University

National Universities (Master's)

4. Valparaiso University

48. Bethel College–Mishawaka

96. Butler University

National Universities (Bachelors)

3. Goshen College

9. University of Evansville

16. Taylor University

37. Huntington University

42. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

64. Manchester University

National Universities (Liberal Arts)

44. Franklin College

52. DePauw University

62. Earlham College

71. Wabash College

81. Hanover College

Best Bang for the Buck (Midwest)

6. Bethel College–Mishawaka

13. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

24. University of Notre Dame

27. Valparaiso University

51. Hanover College

52. Indiana Wesleyan University

61. Wabash College

74. Indiana University

78. University of Evansville

83. Grace College & Theological Seminary

86. Goshen College

87. DePauw University

You can connect to the full set of lists by clicking here.

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