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U.S. News Ranks Christopher Newport No. 4 University in the South

CNU continues to climb in rankings as academic quality soars.

  Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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In the 2018 U.S. News & World Report rankings, the University now ranks 4th among public universities in the South and 11th among all Southern regional universities.

“No college in America has come so far so fast, and the data continue to prove it,” says President Paul Trible. “Six years ago, we ranked 9th among all public regional universities in the South, and that was a huge achievement for a school so young. Today we rank 4th! We are one of the very best colleges in America because we have a rigorous academic curriculum, a great faculty, outstanding students and we emphasize leadership, civic engagement and honor.”

Category2012201320142015201620172018
Top Public Regional Universities in the South 9 8 7 7 5 5 4
Best Regional Universities in the South 26 23 18 17 14 14 11

U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on broadly accepted, quantifiable data that indicate academic quality. These measures include graduation and retention rates, commitment to instruction as measured by small class size, student selectivity, alumni giving and more.

This year’s complete rankings are available at the link below.


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