U.S. News and World Report released its list of “2022 Best Colleges and Universities” and Culver-Stockton College earned three prestigious rankings among midwest colleges, elevating their position from last year in all categories.

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Since 1983 U.S. News and World Report has been providing nearly 50 different types of numerical rankings of colleges and universities that reflect academic performance.

The multiple rankings that Culver-Stockton College received are within the category of Midwest Region, which represents colleges from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Most prominent, C-SC was named 34th Best Regional College, an increase of two from the previous year. Of all schools-
national universities, national liberal arts colleges, regional colleges and regional universities- the top half are further ranked into Best Value Schools and Culver-Stockton was named #16, leading to an increase of five spots over the 2021 ranking. The most notable increase in year-over-year rankings was in the category of Top Schools for Social Mobility which named C-SC 17th, listing it twenty levels higher than the previous year!

Dr. Douglas B. Palmer credits the cohesiveness of the C-SC community to these increased rankings, “Extraordinary faculty who are committed to academic excellence, combined with staff who work
diligently to provide best value, all come together to afford our students the best education in a supportive environment.” Palmer said. “The value of a liberal arts education is unmatched in today’s
economy and we are confident that our experiential curriculum and supportive learning environment will continue to prepare our students for a dynamic world.”

Contact the Marketing & Public Relations Office, at pr@culver.edu or 573-288-6000 ext. 6728 for more information.

NOTE: A number that appears immediately after a person’s name (i.e. Jane Doe ’18) is a reference to the year that person earned their bachelor’s degree from Culver-Stockton.

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