ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- Another First Coast institution of higher learning has made the U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Regional Colleges in the South.
Flagler College has been ranked 10th in the South by the guide, according to a release from the school. More than 1,600 schools across America are on the list.
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"I am very pleased with our ranking by U.S. News and World Report," said Dr. William T. Abare, Jr., president of Flagler College. "It is a significant achievement for Flagler to be ranked among the top regional colleges in the south by this prestigious national publication."
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The newest distinction ranks schools against their peer group in their
geographic region. The four regions for the judging are North, South,
Midwest and West.
The rankings by U.S. News & World Report are computed using
measures of academic quality provided by the schools and assessments by
leaders at peer institutions. The data categories used include
student/faculty ratio, class size, graduation rate, percentage of
full-time faculty, student selectivity, average SAT/ACT scores,
percentage of highly ranked freshmen, alumni giving rate and others.
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