For the 22nd consecutive year, Stanislaus State has found its place among the top public universities in the West, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report.
In the publication’s annual college edition, released Tuesday, Stan State is ranked No. 13 among public universities in the West, one spot higher than last year, and No. 55 among all western universities, a leap up six spots from last year’s list.
The publication also gives Stan State high rankings for overall value among western universities (No. 48) and for the quality of its undergraduate business program (No. 331 nationally).
The California State University system fared well in the rankings, occupying 13 of the top 20 spots on the list of the West region’s top public universities.
U.S. News & World Report’s general excellence methodology considers data from 16 areas related to academic excellence, then ranks schools according to a composite score.