Palm Beach Atlantic ranks among nation's Best Colleges 2017

The rankings for 2017 have Palm Beach Atlantic placing among the top regional universities in the South.
The rankings for 2017 have Palm Beach Atlantic placing among the top regional universities in the South. | File image
U.S. News & World Report recently released its Best Colleges 2017 edition with Palm Beach Atlantic University ranked No. 62 among the best universities in the South.

There were more than 1,800 institutions included in the rankings compiled by the U.S. News.

“In a period of great change in higher education, Palm Beach Atlantic remains a top-tier choice for students seeking a Christian campus environment and our focus on educating the whole student, preparing each person to make a life as well as make a living,” Palm Beach Atlantic President William M.B. Fleming Jr. said. “We continue to strive to add value to the student experience, tapping the abundant resources of our region for opportunities to learn outside the classroom, to lead change and to serve those in need.”

The rankings for 2017 have Palm Beach Atlantic placing among the top regional universities in the South, tied with Coastal Carolina University, Jacksonville University, St. Leo University and the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga.

To complete its rankings, U.S. News uses data from key aspects of academic distinction from each college. Each of these aspects are then weighed carefully to decide how the institutions stack up against their peers.

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