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Calvin University ranks high in new U.S. News & World Report rankings

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Posted at 7:45 PM, Sep 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-14 19:45:26-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Calvin University maintained its No. 3 ranking in the Midwest Regional Universities Category from U.S. News & World Report, and its undergraduate engineering program is now considered the best in West Michigan.

The university also retained its No. 5 ranking for Best Undergraduate Teaching and moved up to No. 13 in the Best Value Schools category, a news release said Monday.

Its undergraduate engineering program cracked the top 50, ranking No. 46, which is 22 places higher than a year ago.

Rankings are based on factors such as first-year retention rates, graduation rates and the strength of the faculty.