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Forbes ranks University of Minnesota, Morris on Top Colleges Lists

Posted by Melissa Weber on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011


Forbes magazine has ranked the best 650 undergraduate institutions in the “America’s Top Colleges” list. The University of Minnesota, Morris was ranked 90th overall and 16th in the “Best in the Midwest.”

The rankings are based on five general categories: post graduate success, student satisfaction, debt, four-year graduation rate, and competitive awards.

In a separate ranking of “The Forbes 100 Best Buy Colleges,” the magazine rated the University of Minnesota, Morris 81st overall. Morris is the only school in Minnesota to make the list.

The rankings are prepared exclusively for Forbes by the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, a Washington, D.C., think tank founded by Ohio University economist Richard Vedder.