Misericordia Rises in Wall Street Journal / Times 2022 College Rankings and Achieves Top PA Designation in Specific Programs from collegefactual.com
Misericordia University is ranked 369 out of more than 800 colleges and universities in the United States in the Wall Street Journal / Times 2022 Higher Education College Rankings. Misericordia has gained 30 places since last year’s ranking.
WSJ / THE rankings are based on 15 factors divided into four categories: resources, engagement, results and campus environment. The heavily weighted outcome category (40%) uses data that includes graduate salaries and debt; An additional 30% of the ranking comes from measuring academic resources, the funds that an institution devotes directly to teaching; 20% of the ranking score is derived from student engagement, which includes students’ direct contribution to their opinion on the real relevance of their degree, and 10% of the ranking is for the learning environment, including diversity on the campus. According to WSJ / THE, their rankings “focus on results, emphasizing the return on investment that students see after graduating.”
Another organization, collegefactual.com, recently released its college grades which place Misericordia University at 375 out of 2,576 institutions in their top school ranking. These rankings place the school in the top 15 percent of all colleges and universities nationwide. Additionally, Misericordia ranked first out of 19 other programs in Pennsylvania for Best Health Sciences and Services Bachelor Schools and Best General Health Services / Health / Health Sciences Bachelor Schools. The collegefactual.com methodology includes published data on college accreditation, post-graduation employment, demand, education / engagement, peer score (test scores and student diversity) and student debt.
Misericordia University President Daniel J. Myers, Ph.D. says this about recently released rankings: Reputable Colleges. Our outcome measures in these rankings surpass many other schools of our type, indicating that our commitment to academic challenges, professional skills, and personal attention for every student in a supportive campus environment leads to great things once we do. the students graduated.
Misericordia is also ranked nationally by US News and World Report in their 2022 edition of Top Colleges. In addition, MU was recently informed that it was ranked among the best colleges in the Northeast by the Princeton Review in its 2022 ranking publication.