Cleveland State University has been ranked among the best colleges and universities in the nation in two separate higher-education surveys conducted by U.S. News & World Report and Forbes.
For the 2015 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges report, released Tuesday, September 9, U.S. News assessed nearly 1,600 four-year colleges and universities. CSU is one of only 280 institutions across the country to be listed within the “National Universities” rankings.
The rankings are based on several factors, including retention and graduation rates, student selectivity, faculty resources and assessments by academic peers and high school guidance counselors.
CSU also is ranked among the 650 colleges and universities in Forbes’ America’s Top Colleges 2014 report, released in July. The Forbes rankings are based on academic success, student satisfaction, graduation rate and post-graduate success.