CATEGORIES: Alumni News Campus Clips Sir Jimmie Blog Six Word Memoir Video

CAMPUS CLIPS
UJ Named to “Best in the Midwest” by Princeton Review

University of Jamestown is one of the best colleges in the Midwest according to The Princeton Review.

The well-known education services company lists the college among its “Best in the Midwest” recommended schools in its “2019 Best Colleges: Region by Region” website feature that posted on August 6, 2018. The feature is accessible at https://www.princetonreview.com/bestMWcolleges. Only 159 colleges in twelve Midwestern states made The Princeton Review’s “Best in the Midwest” list for 2019.

“We chose University of Jamestown and the other outstanding institutions on this list primarily for their excellent academics,” said Robert Franek, The Princeton Review’s Editor-in-Chief. The Princeton Review editors made their selections based on data the company collected from its survey of administrators at several hundred colleges in each region, as well as its staff visits to schools over the years and the perspectives of college counselors and advisors whose opinions the company solicits.

“We also gave careful consideration to what students enrolled at the schools reported to us about their campus experiences on our student survey for this project,” Franek added. “We designed our 80-question survey to include questions that prospective applicants might ask on a campus visit. Only schools that permit us independently to survey their students are eligible to be considered for our regional ‘best’ lists, and only schools at which we see a strong level of satisfaction among their enrolled students make it to our final slate of regional ‘best’ college selections.”

“We are pleased to once again be recognized by Princeton Review as one of the best universities in the Midwest,” said UJ President, Dr. Polly Peterson. “University of Jamestown has a strong reputation for providing a quality education through a blending of the liberal arts with professional programs in an environment that promotes student engagement and an encounter with Christian tradition. It is an honor to be recognized nationally for the work that we do.”

The 159 colleges that The Princeton Review chose for its “Best in the Midwest” 2019 list are located in twelve states: Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. The Princeton Review also designated 225 colleges in the Northeast, 129 in the West, 143 in the Southeast and 4 abroad as best in their locales on the company’s “2019 Best Colleges: Region by Region” lists.

Media Contacts for The Princeton Review: Mike Smith, GreenSmith PR, 703-623-3834, mike@GreenSmithpr.com or David Soto, Director of Content Development, The Princeton Review, 646-766-9436, David.Soto@review.com

Would you like to be notified when articles like this are posted?
Choose subscription options for your phone or email.


Posted:August 24, 2018


Popular This Month
Dr. Uvino Featured on “Talking Animals”Dr. Kit Uvino—professor of Biology and Ecology—was recently interviewed by producer-host Duncan Strauss on “Talking Animals.” On the show, Dr.…
New Student Senate ElectedCongratulations to the 2016-17 UJ Student Senate! Sophomores Kaimen Obeng Jayci McCrory Emily Stier Jordyn Wendorff Alexis Young Kyle Glander…
Dr. Wallace (’03) Publishes ArticleUniversity of Jamestown Professor Dr. Dana Wallace’s (’03) work was recently published in the peer-reviewed journal, Group Dynamics: Theory, Research,…
Greshik Awarded by ND CPA SocietyVicki Greshik, Associate Professor of Accounting and Tax, received the “Making a Difference Award” from the North Dakota CPA society.…
In memoriam: Dr. James StoneDr. James Stone, former UJ professor, passed away Wednesday, March 29 after battling cancer. Dr. Stone influenced countless lives in…
2019 Homecoming King & QueenCongratulations to Cacie Lloyd and Alex Huff on being elected homecoming king and queen! King Candidates Alex Delzer Alex Huff…
Dr. Polly Peterson Named UJ President-ElectUniversity of Jamestown Board of Trustees Chairman Jim Unruh announced today that Dr. Polly Peterson will succeed President Robert Badal…
Jeremy Wells(’00): Top 40 Under 40Jeremy Wells was recently recognized for his work with The Saint Paul & Minnesota Community Foundations where he and his…
Katherine Roth(’01) Named Executive Director of JRECThe Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center (JREC) hired Katherine Roth as its Executive Director. Ms. Roth began her new role on…
Morgan Bossman(’12) named Young Professional of the YearThe Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce has named Morgan Bossman its 2015 Young Professional of the Year. She was presented…
Recent

University of Jamestown at a glance

Financial Aid

  • Academic Scholarships
  • Athletic Scholarships
  • Fine Arts Performance Awards
  • Journey Awards

Campus Demographics

Placement Rate

1,100 students from 30 states and 20 countries
99%
(Undergraduate 2017)

Student to Faculty Ratio - 12:1

Utility