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Loyola University Ranked the Best Catholic College in the United States

Loyola University, located in Chicago, has been ranked as the best Catholic college in the United States by the

When it comes to overall quality of education, Loyola University has an impressive 14:1 undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio to ensure that its students get the attention they deserve.

    CHICAGO, IL, February 03, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Loyola University, located in Chicago, has been ranked as the best Catholic college in the United States by the

Often rated as one of the most valuable colleges in the U.S, Loyola University offers 71 undergraduate degrees, 85 master's degrees, 31 doctoral degrees, and 26 graduate-level certificate programs in diverse streams like arts, science, business, theology, economics, journalism, medicine, mathematics, sociology and more.

It has six campuses across the Chicago metropolitan area, and permanent overseas center in Rome, Italy. LUC is also one of the largest Jesuit universities in the United States, with a total enrollment of 16,437 students and over 150,000 alumni.

Loyola is one of the selected few universities that has been recognized for its community service by prestigious national institutions like Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service.

The report published by the Best Catholic Colleges encompasses over 240+ Catholic colleges from U.S and ranks them based on their accreditation, religious affiliation, affordability and annual enrollment.

The comprehensive ranking methodology takes into account the fact that a great Catholic university should allow students to delve deeper into the roots of varied educational fields, while retaining their faith and developing in them the highest level of personal and professional ethics. Cost-effectiveness and the ability to produce measurable academic outcomes were the other two factors that were weighed in, while compiling the list.

While Boston University was ranked as 3rd best Catholic school, it remains one of best American institutions for research. It ranks 27th among national universities by American School Search. Owing to its exemplary academics, students from Boston college have earned more than 200 prestigious academic scholarships over the past decade.

One of the oldest Catholic and Jesuit institution of higher education - Georgetown University, located in Washington D.C - has been ranked as the second best Catholic college in the country. The college is governed independently by the Society of Jesus and of church authorities, and remains one of the leading academic and research institutions in America. Some of the most notable alumni of Georgetown University include former U.S. President Bill Clinton, U.S Chief Justice Edward Douglas White and many more members of Congress.

The other Catholic colleges that found a place in the top include: DePaul University (#4), University of Notre Dame (#5), Fordham University (#6), St John's University (#7), Villanova University (#8), Marquette University (#9) and Saint Louis University (#10).

More detailed analysis about the rankings can be found here: Best Catholic College Ranking 2015.

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