Two Chester County Schools Among U.S. News Best Colleges

West Chester University campus
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Two Chester County schools have found their place on the recently released U.S. News Best Colleges rankings for 2022-2023, writes Sean Adams for the Philadelphia Inquirer

To determine the ranking, U.S. News compared colleges across the nation based on 17 indicators of academic quality, including average six-year graduation rate, average first-year student retention rate, and student-faculty ratio. 

The Chester County colleges and universities in the top 250 of the national rankings are Immaculata University and West Chester University. Both schools tied for No. 250 with eleven other colleges. 

Immaculata also ranked at No. 160 in Top Performers on Social Mobility and No. 477 for Nursing. 

Meanwhile, West Chester came at No. 263 in Top Performers on Social Mobility and No. 124 in Top Public Schools. 

The highest ranked university in the state is the University of Pennsylvania, which tied for seventh place. 

Read more about the schools that scored the highest in the Philadelphia Inquirer

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