Huntington a ‘Top College’ by Forbes

HUNTINGTON, Ind. For the seventh year in a row, Forbes has listed Huntington University among the "Top Colleges" in the country. Out of the 650 schools ranked, HU was a Top 100 school for the Midwest. Huntington has appeared on the Forbes list since it launched in 2008.

The rankings are based on five general categories: post-graduate success (which evaluates alumni pay and prominence); student satisfaction (which includes professor evaluations and freshman-to-sophomore-year retention rates); student debt (which penalizes schools for high student debt loads and default rates); graduation rate; and nationally competitive awards (which rewards schools whose students win prestigious scholarships and fellowships like the Rhodes, the Marshall and the Fulbright or go on to earn a Ph.D). The rankings are compiled for Forbes by the Washington, D.C.-based Center for College Affordability and Productivity.

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Huntington consistently ranks as "One of the Best" colleges in the country as well as a top economic value. For more than a decade, Huntington has been one of the top 20 institutions in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report. Huntington ranks highly for its undergraduate programs and its online programs. The Princeton Review consistently calls Huntington a "Best in the Midwest" university. In addition, Educate to Career and Washington Monthly have recognized Huntington as a top economic value.

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