Wabash College ranks high in The Princeton Review list of the best national institutions for undergraduate education in its annual guide to colleges.
Include in The Princeton Reviewit is Top 388 Colleges indicates that Wabash ranks in the top 15 percent of more than 2,500 U.S.-based four-year colleges.
The review includes detailed accounts of the top schools with ratings in eight categories. Wabash received an overall academic rating of 91 with scores of 96 and 98 in categories associated with teaching, faculty interest, and accessibility.
“The publication of the annual college guide produced by The Princeton Review is always a highlight of the year,” said Wabash President Scott Feller. “These rankings are based on how students rate their experiences in the classroom and lab, with their teachers, their social lives, and their extracurricular activities. The fact that Wabash ranks highly in so many different categories speaks volumes about the opportunities available to our students and, more importantly, the level at which our students take advantage of these opportunities.
Now in its 31st year of recognizing outstanding colleges and universities, The Princeton Review offers 50 ranking lists, each identifying the top 25 colleges nationally (out of 388 profiled) in those specific categories. The colleges on these lists are those with a track record of student satisfaction for The Princeton Review surveys more than 160,000 students who rate and report on their own experiences on campus through an 85-question survey.
The surveys cover a range of topics that prospective students might find interesting or have questions about when visiting campus, from academics and administration to amenities, politics and social life. Each ranking is based solely on student survey responses.
Wabash appeared in more than a third of the 50 lists and ranked in the top 10 of 11 of them, including:
#4 Best College Newspaper
#5 Best Career Services
#5 Teachers get high marks
#5 Better health services
#6 Most Accessible Teachers
#6 Lots of Greek Life
#7 Most Active Student Government
#7 Everyone plays intramural sports
#9 Better classroom experience
#9 Students love their school teams
#11 Great financial help
#13 Most Politically Active Students
#17 Lots of race/class interaction
#20 Best Managed Colleges
#21 Best College Theater
#23 Students love these colleges
In May, The Princeton Review ranked Wabash as #2 nationally in Best Alumni Network for Private Schools, #3 in Best Internship Opportunities, and #29 in Best Value Colleges for Private Schools in its publication , Best Value Colleges.
Wabash has been featured in every edition of The Princeton Review‘s college guide since the service was established in 1992.