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US News Ranks Marietta College Higher
Posted on: 09/13/2012
By  Mike Cullums
 
For the third time this year, Marietta College has been recognized as one of the nationís top colleges. In its annual survey, U.S. News & World Report selected Marietta College as one of the Best Colleges in the Midwest.
 
In the 2013 edition, Marietta is tied with Augustana College in South Dakota at number three among colleges and universities in the Midwest. Taylor University of Indiana leads the rankings. US News has ranked Marietta among the top institutions in the Midwest for more than twenty years.
 
Three areas in which Marietta College was found to excel are: Percent of classes under 20 students; percent of faculty who are full time; and peer assessment. And the collegeís freshmen retention rate has been holding steady at an impressive 76 percent.
 
This summer, Forbes.com, Washington Monthly and Princeton Review each ranked Marietta College highly.  
 
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