by Public Relations Office
August 22, 2003
Cedarville, Ohio-The editors of "US News & World Report" have ranked Cedarville University in the top tier of regional comprehensive colleges. Factors included in the magazine's evaluations included admissions selectivity and student/faculty ratio. The annual rankings are to appear in the magazine's next issue, due to hit newsstands August 25. The rankings are also available at USnews.com, the magazine's Web site.
Cedarville University was ranked at or near the top of the region in retention of first-year students, standardized test scores, and for the percentage of faculty considered full-time.
"We are again pleased by this positive, independent evaluation of the University's quality and value," said Roger Overturf, Cedarville's director of public relations. "Our mission is to offer an education consistent with biblical truth. Our goal is to provide a college experience that combines challenging academics with a stimulating character development experience in a stirring spiritual atmosphere," he added. "We believe this integrative effort provides an excellent preparation for our students' personal, professional, and avocational futures. It is what we term 'The Cedarville Experience,' and it defines what makes a Cedarville education distinctive."