Best Regional Universities in the North 2017

Providence College is ranked No. 1 among the Best Regional Universities in the North in 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges report, followed by Fairfield University in 2nd place.

Loyola University Maryland is tied for No. 3 among the best universities in the North region ranked by U.S. News & World Report in its “Best Colleges” guide for 2017. The University was also included on the “A+ Schools for B Students” list, and the University’s undergraduate business and engineering programs were ranked among the top programs nationally.

The University of Scranton is among the top 10 “Best Regional Universities in the North”, ranking No. 6 in the 2017 U.S. News “Best Colleges” guidebook. The publication also ranked Scranton in several additional postings, including “Academic Programs to Look For,” a national listing of select colleges that excel in key areas that is posted online. Scranton was among just 27 colleges in the nation recognized for “Service Learning,” which is for-credit community volunteer projects for students embedded within a course. Scranton and The University of Pennsylvania were the only two colleges recognized in the Commonwealth for “Service Learning.”

Stockton University is ranked 14th among northern public regional universities and ranked overall at 51st out of 137 public and private northern universities by U.S. News & World Report. The University was also recognized as one of the “Best Colleges for Veterans” by U.S. News & World Report, which ranked it as #29 out of the schools ranked in the Regional Universities of the North.