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Millikin University was recognized once again by U.S. News & World Report as one of the leading institutions in the country.

The 2013 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” ranks Millikin as the No. 8 Regional College in the Midwest. Millikin was also included in a list of approximately 300 schools from across the country designated as “A-Plus Schools for B Students.”

“Millikin University’s ranking by U.S. News & World Report reaffirms our commitment to performance learning - our faculty effectively combining theory and practice, encouraging collaborative student-led research, and together with dedicated staff instill in every student a commitment to democratic citizenship in a global environment,” remarked Dr. Harold G. Jeffcoat, president of Millikin University. “That is why Millikin is a great place to live, to learn, and to prepare for a life of meaning and value.”

For the majority of the 20+ years that Millikin has participated in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” publication data collections, Millikin has been ranked in the top 18 or higher. This is the second year in a row that Millikin has placed in the top ten of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Regional Colleges – Midwest.”

U.S. News & World Report’s rankings are based on a number of factors including academic reputation, retention and graduation rates, faculty resources and SAT/ACT test scores of incoming freshmen. The rankings being released in this edition are based on information submitted by schools on various factors from multiple academic years.

Millikin University is a private comprehensive university with a diverse student population of approximately 2,300 students set in an experiential learning environment that promotes hands-on opportunities in over 50 majors from the College of Fine Arts, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Professional Studies and Tabor School of Business. Millikin is a 75-acre residential campus, which affords its students the opportunity to live out their learning through performance, generating the confidence to succeed before and after graduation. More information is available at www.millikin.edu.

The complete 2013 edition of the Best Colleges guidebook is available at www.USNews.com and will be on newsstands Sept. 18.
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Millikin University - Decatur, IL
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