2006.08.28> For Immediate Release
contact: Becky Bohan Brown - University Affairs
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UNO Earns Multiple Rankings in U.S. News
Omaha - The results are in – the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) College of Business Administration and the Service Learning Academy are ranked in the annual America's Best Colleges compiled by the U.S. News & World Report.
The UNO College of Business Administration ranked in the Best Undergraduate Business Programs category and the Service Learning Academy ranked in the Academic Programs: Service Learning Academy category. Also for the first time, UNO received an upper tier regional best universities master's ranking in the Midwest category.
The purpose of the U.S. News rankings is to spotlight the country's academically excellent programs. During the past several months, institutions from across the country submitted information for entry. Rankings were based on peer assessment, freshman retention, graduation rate, class size, student/faculty ratio, percentage of full-time faculty, SAT/ACT scores, freshmen in top 25 percent of class, acceptance rate and alumni giving. The information was then checked by the U.S. News staff for accuracy and compiled into the America's Best Colleges rankings.
The 2007 edition hit bookstores and newsstands Aug. 21. For more information, call 554.2243 or visit the Web at http://www.usnews.com.
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