Thursday, September 13, 2012

UIS moves up in college rankings

U.S. News & World Report ranks the University of Illinois Springfield second among public universities in the Midwest in its annual edition of America’s Best Colleges released Wednesday.

The 2013 ranking is two positions higher than 2012, when UIS was fourth in the same category.

UIS was ranked as the top regional public university in the state for the fifth consecutive year.

“This prestigious ranking reflects the strength of our student body as well as high quality, teaching-focused experience provided at the University of Illinois Springfield,” said UIS Chancellor Susan Koch. “Our class sizes allow that personal interaction between professors and students in an environment where leadership is lived every day.”

The rankings were featured by the State Journal-Register on September 13, 2012.

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