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Manchester ties for top undergraduate teaching school in Indiana

Manchester University is among the top 10 schools in the Midwest for undergraduate teaching, and it is tied for No. 1 in Indiana, according to U.S. News & World Report rankings released today.

A perennial each year on U.S. News & World Report top colleges rankings, Manchester tied with Goshen College for the top spot in in the state. This ranking highlights schools that emphasize providing high-quality instruction to undergraduates.

This year, Manchester once again earned distinction in the U.S. News & World Report rankings as one of the Midwest’s best schools for advancing social mobility for students from families with lower incomes.

Washington Monthly’s college rankings released this month list Manchester as one of the top three in Indiana for liberal arts colleges. This ranking is based on the schools’ contribution to the public good in three broad categories: aiding social mobility for students, promoting public service and doing research.

Manchester is also listed among Washington Monthly America’s Best Bang for the Buck Colleges — a list of schools ranked according to how well they help non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices. MU is among the top 15 colleges in Indiana to be listed as a “Best Bang” school.

The Princeton Review also lists Manchester among the nation’s best colleges in its 2022 edition. It does not rank schools in any order.

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Sept. 13, 2021