Sterling College named to U.S. News 2021 Best Regional Colleges list
Sterling College was included as one of only 86 schools in the Midwest who were named to the 2021 U.S. News & World Report list for Best Regional Colleges. Sterling was also ranked second on the Top Performers for Social Mobility list as well.
“We are honored to be recognized by outside institutions for our hard work and dedication to our students. U.S. News & World Report has repeatedly recognized Sterling College for our commitment to students and their families. Our faculty and staff make this award possible and I am proud of the education and experience our students receive here at Sterling College,” said Dr. Scott A. Rich, president of the College.
According to U.S. News, rankings are based on several key measures of quality, including graduation and retention rates, assessment of excellence, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, graduation rate performance and alumni giving.
“We hear so many comments from our incoming class about how excited they are about our small class sizes and the personal connection they make with professors, coaches and staff. They are ready for the next step in their education and Sterling College meets them and engages them in academics, athletics, activities and more,” said Dennis Dutton, vice president for enrollment.
This 2021 edition of the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges list evaluates more than 1,400 colleges and universities on 17 indicators of academic quality. The data used in the 2021 Best Colleges rankings pertains to student and faculty cohorts that predate the pandemic.
Sterling College is a Christ-centered, four-year college located in Sterling, Kansas, with a mission to develop creative and thoughtful leaders who understand a maturing Christian faith. For more information, visit www.sterling.edu