St. Norbert College ranked no. 4 in 2007 U.S. News & World Report's Guide to "America's Best Colleges"

From St. Norbert College, August 18, 2006
by Mike Counter, mike.counter@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

St. Norbert College ranked no. 4 out of 107 colleges in the Midwest in the Best Comprehensive College-Bachelor's, Midwest region, according to the 2007 "America's Best Colleges" rankings released by "U.S. News & World Report."

This is the 17th year "U.S. News & World Report" has ranked St. Norbert College among the top ten liberal arts colleges in the Midwest and the 13th consecutive year that it has been ranked in the top five. "U.S. News & World Report" ranked 320 comprehensive colleges within four regions: North, South, Midwest and West.

St. Norbert College's overall score was 89 out of 100. The College was fourth in the Midwest region with a graduation rate of 72 percent. St. Norbert College's average freshman retention rate is 84 percent, and 53 percent of its classes are under 20 students per class. 0.3 percent of its classes have 50 or more students in them.

The College ranked second in peer assessment. "U.S. News & World Report" states, "The peer assessment survey allows the top academics we contact