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La Salle Ranked Among Top 30 Universities in North Region by U.S. News and World Report

September 11, 2013


PHILADELPHIA, PA – La Salle University is ranked 27th in North Region universities according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 edition of Best Colleges.  For nearly two decades, La Salle has ranked in the top 30 universities in the North Region of the nation.  The Region covers 11 states in the northeast and the District of Columbia.

In addition, this year La Salle ranks among the top 10 Catholic Universities in the Region.

“We are pleased to once again be named among the top 30 universities in the North Region.  It is an affirmation of our deeply individualized approach to education,” says La Salle University President Brother Michael McGinniss, F.S.C.  “At La Salle, we are regularly recognized for excellence in teaching.  We have a great passion for creative teaching and learning, and a deep conviction that education should be useful and individual.”

The overwhelming majority of La Salle’s faculty hold a Ph.D. or the highest degree offered in their field.  The University’s personalized approach is reflected in La Salle’s student-to-faculty ratio of 12:1.

La Salle also attempts to remove financial barriers to assist families in meeting their educational expenses.  For the 2013-2014 academic year, 97 percent of entering freshmen will receive University-funded grants and scholarships totaling more than $18 million.  More than $64 million in University-funded grants and scholarships will be awarded to the entire undergraduate population.

To see the complete ranking, please visit: www.usnews.com/colleges.

La Salle University was established in 1863 through the legacy of St. John Baptist de La Salle and the Christian Brothers teaching order, which St. La Salle founded in 1680.  La Salle is an educational community shaped by traditional Catholic and Lasallian values.




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