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Lewis University Honored as a Best Regional University and Best Value

Published: September 12, 2022.

Once again, Lewis University has been recognized by several ranking institutions for its quality education and value. U.S. News & World Report, Money.com, and Forbes.com all selected Lewis University as a top University in the nation and Illinois. 

U. S. News & World Report honored Lewis University as of the Top 25 Best Regional Universities in the Midwest. In the last year, Lewis University decreased the student-to-faculty ratio to 13 to 1. Also, the incoming students’ average SAT/ACT scores increased as well as 50 percent of them were in the Top 25 percent of their high school class. 

The Romeoville-based institution was recognized for the first time this year for the diversity within its student population. The 56 percent diversity made it one of the most diverse in the Regional Midwest Universities. 

Lewis University was once again recognized in the following categories.  

  • Best Value Schools 
  • A+ Schools for B Students 
  • Social Mobility Among Regional Universities (Midwest) 
  • Best Colleges for Veterans Among Regional Universities (Midwest) 

The following academic programs were among the best in the country. 

  • Computer Science Programs 
  • Engineering (No Doctorate Offered) Programs 
  • Nursing Programs 

Lewis University also was identified again by Money.com as one of the Best Colleges in America 2022. The personal financial strategy website analyzed almost 700 four-year colleges by evaluating data on quality, affordability, and student outcomes. Lewis University ranked as the seventh-best medium-sized, private university in the Midwest. 

Forbes’ America Top Colleges List included Lewis University as being in the Top 10 among privates in Illinois and in the top of all degree-granting postsecondary institutions in the U.S. The annual review of undergraduate institutions that deliver the top academics, best experiences, career success and lowest debt looks at a school’s overall value for a family. Lewis University made Forbes’ lists for Top Colleges 2021, In Private Colleges and In the Midwest. 

Lewis University is an innovative Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,400 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University is nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, and globally-connected graduates who impact the world for the better. Visit www.lewisu.edu for further information.



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