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Marymount Again Named in Top Tier of Regional Universities in the South by "U.S. News & World Report"

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 “America’s Best Colleges” issue again lists Marymount University in the top tier of regional universities in the South.

The southern region includes 124 universities, and Marymount is ranked #46. Factors that contribute to the rankings include peer assessment, student retention and graduation rates, average class size, percentage of full-time faculty, SAT/ACT scores and high school ranking of freshmen, the university’s acceptance rate, and alumni giving. For all rankings, visit www.usnews.com/colleges.

Marymount also was ranked second for ethnic diversity among regional universities in the South, with 17% of undergraduate, degree-seeking students African-American, 15% Hispanic, and 8% Asian. International students, representing more than 60 countries, comprise 10% of the student body. As a Catholic university that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds and faiths, Marymount reflects the lively diversity of the Washington, DC, metropolitan area.