Princeton Review Names USF a Best Midwestern College

Joliet, Ill. – The Princeton Review recently named the University of St. Francis (USF) on its “2020 Best Colleges: Region by Region” list’s Midwestern category. This is the twelfth consecutive year USF has been named to this national listing.

Listed according to five regional categories (Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West and International), The Princeton Review’s “2020 Best Colleges: Region by Region” recognizes over 650 colleges and universities that the organization considers both academically outstanding and a valuable collegiate option.

“As a welcoming community of learners, the University of St. Francis prepares its students to contribute to the world through service and leadership. We are pleased that our ongoing commitment to student success – whether in terms of retention and graduation rates or in terms of in-field job placement– continues to be recognized in national rankings such as these,” USF President Arvid C. Johnson, Ph.D., said.

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The University of St. Francis is consistently ranked among the best colleges and universities across the Illinois and the nation when it comes to quality education, affordability, and accessibility. To learn more about USF’s other recent rankings, please visit

The University of St. Francis, in Joliet, Ill., serves over 4,000 students nationwide, offering undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs in the arts and sciences, business, education, nursing and social work. There are over 50,000 USF alumni across the globe. For information, call 800-735-7500 or visit

University of St. Francis: Bigger thinking. Brighter purpose.

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