Fri, 22 August 2008
August 22, 2008
Charlotte-area colleges named among best
Several schools in the
In addition, U.S. News asked the experts who respond to its peer assessment survey to identify schools that fit the profile of "up and coming." Davidson came in first, with the most nominations.
Queens University of Charlotte ranked No. 20 among private master’s universities in the South. That category includes institutions that provide undergraduate and master’s-level programs but offer few, if any, doctoral programs.
In the category of baccalaureate colleges in the South,
Schools in that category focus on undergraduate education but grant fewer than half their degrees in liberal arts disciplines.
U.S. News & World Report evaluates the following criteria to determine each institution’s ranking: class size and student/faculty ratio, retention of freshman, student selectivity, financial resources and alumni giving.