Westminster moves up in liberal arts rankings

Westminster College is ranked by U.S. News & World Report magazine as one of the two Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Missouri and one of the top 150 liberal arts colleges in the nation.

Westminster’s ranking was the highest it has received since 2006 from the annual evaluation by the magazine.

Westminster President George B. Forsythe said he is pleased the national evaluation has recognized the academic excellence students find at Westminster in comparison to many other colleges around the nation.

“Just as we have more than 150 years, we will continue to prepare young men and women for lives of success, to step forward and make a difference in their families, neighbors, organizations and communities,” Forsythe stated in a press release.

Westminster College in Fulton and William Jewell College in Liberty were the only two Missouri liberal arts colleges ranked by U.S. News & World Report. They tied for 146th place nationally and also tied for first place among Missouri liberal arts institutions.

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