Saint Louis University Ranking Profile

Saint Louis University (SLU) is highly regarded as one of the finest Jesuit, Catholic universities in the United States. The University is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities.

Ranking Profile:

- Saint Louis University is ranked 86th among the best national universities (U.S. News 2011). It is also ranked highly for: international business (No. 12), entrepreneurship (No. 14) and engineering (No. 38). The study abroad program was also highlighted, and in a new listing, top high school counselors ranked SLU among the top 75 universities in the nation.

- Saint Louis University is listed in Forbes magazine's third annual ranking of "America's Best Colleges" (2010).

- Listed in the 2010 Princeton Review "Best 371 Colleges". Only about 15 percent of America's 2,500 four-year colleges were chosen.

- On average, SLU students reported feeling more engaged than their counterparts at other major research institutions around the country (2009 National Survey of Student Engagement).

- In the 2009 Chronicle of Higher Education "Great Colleges to Work For", Saint Louis University was listed among the prestigious universities, including Duke, Stanford and Cornell, and was highlighted for teaching environment, housing assistance programs, retirement benefits and tenurprocess.

- SLU was one of only three employers named for providing the best benefits in the annual readers' poll (2009 St. Louis Post-Dispatch "St. Louis' Top Employers").

- Five of SLU's graduate philosophy programs were ranked among the best in the English-speaking world (2009 Philosophical Gourmet Report).

- SLU was ranked alongside Harvard, Stanford, Wharton and MIT in the Entrepreneur Magazine - Princeton Review annual ranking of entrepreneurship programs for 2009-2010.

- Saint Louis University was one of only 115 institutions to make the distinction list (2009 President's Higher Education Community Service).

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2017

The following UK universities have been awarded Gold – the highest possible mark – in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2017:

The University of Kent:
The University has been awarded a gold rating, the highest, in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework. Based on the evidence available, the TEF Panel judged that Kent delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.

The University of Dundee:
Dundee has been given a Gold award in the 2017 TEF. In addition, Dundee has been named Scottish University of the Year by The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide for the past two years, and is also in the top ten of the UK’s National Student Survey and is one of Times Higher Education’s world top 200 universities.

The University of Leeds:
Leeds has achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017. In its assessment of the University, the TEF panel highlighted the high levels of satisfaction, retention and progression to employment or further study.

Keele University:
The TEF panel’s statement of findings for Keele University highlighted that students from all backgrounds achieve consistently outstanding outcomes in terms of progression to highly skilled employment or further study. The panel also noted that Keele has made significant investment in physical and digital resources in learning technology and teaching spaces, and offers outstanding levels of student engagement and effective support, with a wealth of opportunities beyond the curriculum, including study abroad and volunteering programmes.

The University of Lincoln:
It was one of only 59 higher education providers of the total 295 entering the TEF to be awarded a Gold rating. In their statement of findings on the University of Lincoln, the TEF Panel commended the “outstanding physical and digital resources which pervade all aspects of student experience, including state-of-the-art teaching spaces”.

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