Gannon University was ranked as a top school in the nation by the Wall Street Journal’s 2021 College Rankings.
The rankings of 800 schools are based on 15 individual performance indicators across four main categories: resources, engagement, outcomes and environment.
The University received its strongest score in the engagement category, ranking at 177.
This ranking evaluates how immersed students are in the academic experience and is based on results of survey responses on student engagement, student recommendation, interaction with teachers and students, and number of accredited programs.
Additional rankings are as follows:
This is a measure of the university’s capacity to deliver effective teaching, based on the school’s financial health and the ratio of faculty to students, as well as research papers per faculty.
This is an evaluation of a school’s capacity to generate appropriate outcomes and how it adds value to its students. The measure is based on graduation rates, value added to graduate salary, debt after graduation and academic reputation.
This is a measure of a school’s capacity to provide a good learning environment for all students, and how well it does attracting a diverse student and faculty body. The evaluation is based on the proportion of international students, student diversity, student inclusion, and staff diversity.
For more on this year’s rankings, visit the WSJ report here.