Rockhurst Ranked Among Best Regional Universities by U.S. News & World Report

Monday, September 14, 2020
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Rockhurst University earned a spot as one of the Best Universities in the Midwest Region and one of the Best Values, among other categories, in the 2021 Best Colleges rankings released Monday by U.S. News & World Report.

The University was ranked No. 13 among Midwest regional universities for the second straight year, once again making it the highest-ranked institution in the Kansas City area.

That recognition among the best regional universities wasn’t the only one for Rockhurst in this year’s rankings — the University was also listed as No. 20 among Midwest regional universities on the “Best Values” list (up from No. 23 the year before), No. 11 on the Best Undergraduate Teaching list for the Midwest Region, and No. 8 on the list of Best Colleges for Veterans in the region. For the first time, the University also appeared on the list of Top Performers in Social Mobility.

In addition to overall rankings, the undergraduate analytics program in the College of Business, Influence and Information Analysis was ranked No. 19 nationwide.