Marywood University is now ranked #22 Best Value School by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges rankings, making Marywood a great, centrally located option for students in Northeastern Pennsylvania who want to stay closer to home. Ranked at #30 on the Best Colleges “Undergraduate Teaching” (Regional Universities North) list, Marywood has been deemed by top academics as committed to teaching undergraduate students in a high-quality manner. On the “Best Regional Universities North” list, Marywood maintained its solid #50 ranking overall. This notable placement among institutions from seven states demonstrates Marywood’s enduring quality and consistency as a higher education provider in the region. Additional rankings included tie rankings at #46 in Best Colleges for Veterans, for which Marywood University was the only local institution ranked, and #64 in Top Performers on Social Mobility.

Marywood University also has earned impressive placements, both nationally and statewide, in the 2024 Niche College Rankings. Niche, the leading platform connecting students and families with colleges and schools, compared Marywood with thousands of institutions nationwide and hundreds of institutions of higher education in Pennsylvania.

Marywood earned high marks in a number of categories, most notably:

  • Best Catholic Colleges in America (#46) and in Pennsylvania (#4)
  • Best College Dorms in America (#57) and in Pennsylvania (#5)
  • Best Small Colleges in America (#186) and Pennsylvania (#10), with Marywood University as the highest-ranking local institution on the list
  • Colleges with the Best Academics in Pennsylvania (#28)
  • Best Colleges for Architecture in America (#31), which puts Marywood in the top 20% of architecture schools nationwide.
  • Best Colleges for Education in Pennsylvania (#16)
  • Best College Campuses in Pennsylvania (#18)
  • Safest College Campuses in Pennsylvania (#23)

Additional Recognitions

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