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Franciscan University of Steubenville Named to Forbes 'Top Colleges' List

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Forbes magazine has named Franciscan University of Steubenville as one of America's top colleges for 2014.

Franciscan was selected from among the 4,500-plus colleges and universities in the United States for a spot on the list of only 650 schools that distinguished themselves on rankings including post-graduate success (32.5 percent), student satisfaction (25 percent), student debt (25 percent), academic success (10 percent), and graduation rates (7.5 percent).

In its debut in Forbes top colleges list, Franciscan University was ranked 364th overall, 266th in private colleges, and 87th among Midwest colleges and universities. School officials say Forbes editors drew attention to Franciscan's faith households, domestic and international mission trips, and the study abroad program in Gaming, Austria.


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