All six Lasallian institutions of higher education appear in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings of best colleges. The report ranks more than 1,800 U.S.-based colleges and universities in various categories, including best regional schools, best schools for veterans, best value schools and more. All six Lasallian colleges/universities appear on several lists, which affirms the contribution the higher education institutions make to the Lasallian mission and to the young adults they serve. A number of the institutions appear on other lists as well, including Money Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, the Princeton Review and more.
The regional rankings include:
Christian Brothers University, Memphis, Tennessee: #39 (tie) in Regional Universities South; #21 in Best Value Schools; #117 (tie) in Engineering Programs (at schools where a doctorate is not offered); #27 (tie) in Best Colleges for Veterans; #22 (tie) in Best Undergraduate Teaching. CBU was also recognized by Princeton Review and Forbes.
La Salle University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: #35 (tie) in Regional Universities North; #17 (tie) in Best Colleges for Veterans; #28 in Best Value Schools; #235 (tie) in Business Programs. La Salle was also recognized by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education. Read more from La Salle >
Manhattan College, Riverdale, New York: #15 (tie) in Regional Universities North; #6 (tie) in Best Colleges for Veterans; #35 (tie) in Engineering Programs (at schools where a doctorate is not offered); #350 (tie) in Business Programs. Manhattan was also recognized by Money Magazine. Read more from Manhattan >
Brother Jack Curran, FSC, vice president for mission at Manhattan College, contributed to this report.