McDaniel continues to rank as a top liberal arts college by U.S. News
McDaniel College continues to rank in the top tier of the nation’s liberal arts colleges in the U.S. News & World Report “2019 Best Colleges” rankings released Sept. 10.
McDaniel stands among the nation’s liberal arts colleges emphasizing undergraduate education and awarding at least half of their degrees in the arts and sciences.
Key measures in determining the U.S. News rankings include McDaniel’s small class sizes averaging 15 students, admission selectivity and higher-than-expected graduation rate.
In addition, McDaniel was named to the High School Counselor rankings and has again been named among “A+ Schools for B Students,” highlighting colleges that “truly seek a broad and engaged student body,” according to U.S. News.
McDaniel's recent accolades include:
- The Wall Street Journal / Times Higher Education College Rankings for the third consecutive year
- Washington Monthly – among the top 50 liberal arts colleges in the nation and as a top “Best Bang for the Buck” for the sixth consecutive year
- Forbes – "America's Top Colleges"
- MONEY – "Most Transformative Colleges" and Maryland's top-ranked independent liberal arts college on the "Best Colleges for Your Money" list
- Princeton Review – "Best Northeastern" colleges list