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Rankings & Recognition

Ƶ has frequently appeared on various lists favorably ranking insitutions for their quality education, affordable cost, and services provided for more than 20 years!
Best Local College
Our community voted, and Ƶ is ranked the Best College by the Citizens' Voice and the College - Gold Winner by The Times Leader.
Best Regional Universities
 currently ranks Ƶ in the top 100 Best Regional Universities, North.
For Social Mobility
recognizes Ƶ performance on social mobility ranking factors.
  • U.S. News & World Report currently ranks Ƶ #26 for "Best Undergraduate Teaching," #91 for "Best Colleges - Regional Universities, North," and #136 for "Top Performers on Social Mobility."
  • The Third Way Organization has ranked Ƶ as Tier 3 (top 40-60%) in the Economic Mobility Index, demonstrating how well Ƶ prepares low-income students to climb the economic mobility ladder.
  • Washington Monthly Magazine continually recognizes Ƶ as a "Best Bang for the Buck - Northeast" and lists Ƶ on their Master's Universities rankings.
  • The Princeton Review has featured Ƶ on their "Best Regional Colleges - Northeast" list.
  • The Wall Street Journal, in conjunction with Times Higher Education, consistently ranks Ƶ among their World University Rankings.
  • Forbes Magazine has repeatedly ranked Ƶ among the country's best institutions in their "America's Best Colleges" list.
  • Phi Theta Kappa national honor society has again named Ƶ to their Transfer Honor Roll, reflecting the College's achievement as one of the most transfer friendly colleges in the nation.
  • NAPSA has named Ƶ a First-Gen Forward™ Institution, recognizing institutions who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing outcomes for first-generation students.
  • VIQTORY has designated Ƶ as a "Military Friendly – Silver.”