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Greenville College Included in Top Midwest Ranking

Greenville College Included in Top Midwest Ranking

Greenville College was recently ranked among the top Midwest regional colleges in the 2014 edition of the U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges. Greenville College jumped four spots to 33 from 37 moving up the list of 74 top-tier Midwest regional colleges.

“It’s encouraging to receive recognition for academic excellence from a national publication,” said Vice President for Enrollment Michael Ritter. “Excellent academics at Greenville College result from intentional efforts to maintain small class sizes, invest in personal relationships in the classroom, and improve our service to students and families throughout the college experience. All credit for the good things happening at Greenville College should be reflected back to Christ, who has called all students, faculty, and staff to fulfill His purpose for Greenville College.

The U.S. News & World Report Best College rankings compare data from colleges on up to 16 indicators of academic excellence such as freshman retention, graduation rate, class sizes, student to faculty ratio, and alumni giving rate. U.S. News & World Report ranks nearly 1,800 schools in several categories.

A variety of indicators influence the quality and value of a school. Prospective students are encouraged to consider additional factors such as location, student activities, cost and financial aid when choosing a college. Visiting campus is a great way to get a better feel for a college or university. Go to to schedule a Greenville College visit.

Greenville College is a four-year accredited Christian liberal arts school with more than 1,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Founded in 1892 and affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, the college is located in Greenville, Illinois, 45 miles east of St. Louis.

This story was published on September 16, 2013

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