UO in top 8 percent of U.S. News Best College rankings

Today, U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of Best Colleges and the UO has moved up six spots. Increases in peer and high school counselor assessment scores, graduation rate performance and the percentages of small or large class sizes all contributed to the improvement.

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The UO ranking -- no. 53 among 173 ranked public research universities, and no. 109, along with two other institutions, on the list of “Best National Universities” -- puts the university in the top eight percent of the institutions evaluated by the news magazine (1,376).

U.S. News & World Report also included the UO’s Lundquist College of Business in the 50 “Best in Undergraduate Business” list for the fourth year.

The news release includes additional information and reactions from UO President Michael Gottfredson and Vice President for Enrollment Management Roger Thompson.