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Seton Hill University Named a Best Regional University by U.S. News and World Report

Seton Hill University was named among the Best Regional Universities in the North in the 2020 edition of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.  The university was also lauded as a Best College for Veterans and a Best Value School. The exclusive rankings are available online.

Seton Hill was ranked No. 48 among Regional Universities in the North. In addition, Seton Hill is ranked No. 26 among Regional Universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of the Best Colleges for Veterans and No. 27 in the region for Best Value Schools. 

"Seton Hill is honored to once again be recognized among the best regional universities in the north by U.S. News & World Report,” said President Mary C. Finger, Ed.D. “The ranking highlights Seton Hill’s commitment to offering high-quality academic programs that prepare students for the global marketplace.”

Dr. Finger continued, “Seton Hill is also delighted to be recognized as a Best College for Veterans. Seton Hill’s commitment to student veterans dates back to World War II when the university accepted male veterans to attend classes at the then women’s school. Today, Seton Hill continues to support veterans and their dependents through our ongoing participation in the Yellow Ribbon program, which provides additional funds to veterans using the GI Bill.”

“We are also pleased that Seton Hill’s commitment to affordability is being recognized by U.S. News & World Report,” she added. The university works to ensure that Seton Hill students have the financial assistance they need to attain a degree. Fundraising for student scholarships remains a high priority.”

The annual rankings, in which U.S. News categorizes schools based on the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, provide an unmatched resource for parents and students contemplating one of life’s most challenging decisions.   The annual U.S. News & World Report rankings represent the most comprehensive look at how schools stack up based on a set of 15 indicators of excellence, and help consumers evaluate and compare data compiled from more than 1,600 accredited four-year schools.  A complete summary of the methodology used to rank each school can be found online.

If you are a member of the media and would like more information, contact Director of Media Relations Jennifer Reeger at jreeger@setonhill.edu, (724) 830-1069 (office) or (724) 433-9613 (cell). If you are not a member of the media, contact us here.