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CNU named in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Best Colleges rankings

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Posted at 9:09 PM, Sep 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-27 21:10:44-04
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Christopher Newport University

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. News & World Report ranked the best colleges for 2017 and Christopher Newport University made the cut!

The rankings help students to compare the academic quality of over 1,800 U.S. based schools.

Academic excellence is the focus of the rankings and they also emphasize student outcomes, including graduation and retention rates.

CNU ranked #14 in the “Regional Universities South” category.

146 schools were ranked in this category and CNU’s overall score of 73/100 landed it in one of the top spots.