Lewis University Rises to Top 20 in U.S. News Rankings

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Lewis University Rises to Top 20 in U.S. News & World Report University Rankings

Published: September 10, 2018.

Lewis University has achieved its highest ranking in U.S. News & World Report moving up three places to become a Top 20 Regional University - Midwest.

“This ranking reflects Lewis University’s progress in becoming a leading Catholic university in the Midwest. Our future-focused and innovative academic programs create graduates who are master learners, who are able to adapt and thrive in the ever-changing demands,” Dr. David Livingston, president of Lewis University, said.

Higher peer assessment scores and improved graduation rates along with a growing percentage of freshmen in the top 25 percent of their high school class contributed to the increased ranking of Lewis University.

“Our students and their success in getting into graduate school and entering the career field of their dreams is our number one priority. Their success is why Lewis University is becoming so highly regarded externally,” Raymond Kennelly, senior vice president for Enrollment Management, added.

In addition to being in the Top 20 of the 2019 U.S. News Best Regional University – Midwest list, Lewis University is also included on 2019 Best Value Schools, 2019 A+ Schools for B Students and 2019 Best Colleges for Veterans. Visit http://www.usnews.com/colleges for more information on the rankings.

Lewis University is an innovative and forward-thinking Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,500 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University is nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected and socially responsible graduates. Visit www.lewisu.edu for further information.

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