Purdue University Northwest Wins US News and World Report Best College Rankings


Purdue University Northwest (PNW) received notable honors among top regional universities in 2022 US News and World Reports annual ranking of the best colleges, published Monday, September 13.

The PNW School of Engineering ranks 53rd nationally among engineering schools with the highest degrees of bachelor’s and master’s degree. PNW moved up from 60th place in the 2021 ranking.

PNW College of Nursing is included in the very first ranking by American News and World Report undergraduate nursing programs.

PNW’s Computer Science program at the College of Engineering and Sciences was also included in the ranking by American News and World Report undergraduate computer science programs. This is only the second time US News evaluated computer science programs.

PNW also rose in the Social Mobility Rankings, a category measuring the quality of university degrees for Pell scholarship recipients.

“Purdue Northwest is proud to be recognized once again as a destination of choice for our engineering, science and healthcare course offerings, as well as our commitment to providing affordability and access to student populations across Canada. first generation and underserved, ”said Chancellor Thomas L. Keon. . “The consistent recognition achieved by PNW is a testament to our mission to provide the leaders of tomorrow with high quality post-secondary education options to solve our future challenges and strengthen our metropolitan region.

Best Engineering Programs

US News classifies undergraduate engineering programs accredited by the Engineering and Technology Accreditation Board (ABET), a non-profit, non-governmental organization that accredits university and college engineering programs. Rankings are based on deans and faculty members surveyed at accredited institutions. Surveys were conducted in the spring and summer of this year. PNW received a peer rating of 2.9 on a 5-point scale. The score was the same as the 2021 ranking, and PNW shares its ranking with eight other institutions.

The following table shows PNW listed with other engineering programs of the same rating. For full listings, please visit www.usnews.com/colleges.

name Rank Goal
Texas Christian University 39 3
Cedarville University 53 2.9
University of Miami (OH) 53 2.9
Purdue University Northwest 53 2.9
University of Southern Illinois – Edwardsville 53 2.9
Grand Valley State University 62 2.8

Best Nursing Programs

US News released its very first list of the best undergraduate nursing programs in light of its meteoric growth as a profession and the critical role graduates have played in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Classified programs are accredited either by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. Rankings are based on deans and faculty members surveyed at accredited institutions. Surveys were conducted in the spring and summer of this year. PNW received a peer rating of 3.3 on a 5 point scale. PNW shares its ranking with 33 other institutions.

The following table shows PNW listed with other comparably evaluated nursing programs. For full listings, please visit www.usnews.com/colleges.

name Rank Goal
University of West Virginia 120 3.4
Bullet State University 148 3.3
Kent State University 148 3.3
Purdue University Northwest 148 3.3
Xavier University 148 3.3
Grand Valley State University 183 3.2

Best regional universities, social mobility and business schools

PNW once again ranked among the top regional universities in the Midwest, receiving a peer review of 2.8 on a 5-point scale. PNW was also among the top regional public universities in the Midwest.

PNW was recognized for its social mobility in Pell Scholarship recipients, ranking 75 among regional universities in the Midwest, up from 77 the previous year.

PNW’s College of Business has once again been included in Top Business Undergraduate Programs.

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