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College Featured in Princeton Review’s "Best Colleges" List

August 07, 2014

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The Best 379 Colleges, 2015 EditionSaint Anselm College is among the country's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The college is included in this year's annual guide, the 2015 edition of "The Best 379 Colleges." Only about 15% of America's 2,500 four-year colleges are profiled in the guide.

The primary criterion for selection is outstanding academics. Saint Anselm College receives an academic rating of 83, based on criteria including student/faculty ratio (11:1), professors' interest and accessibility, and the percentage of students who graduate within four years. The Princeton Review's profile of the college leads with praise for its "well-rounded, high-standard curriculum." It highlights the intimate college community, opportunities for service involvement, and prominence of its New Hampshire Institute of Politics, "one of the centers of politics in New England."

Saint Anselm also receives a rating of 84 for the quality of campus life. The review notes its scenic campus, welcoming feel, close-knit community, and particularly its great food.

In the dining category, Saint Anselm College took the number 10 spot in campus dining.

The review also highlights Saint Anselm College's emphasis on the Benedictine values of hospitality and service and an "open, fun, and peaceful environment." The student body is described as hard-working, smart about their studies, very friendly and "extremely polite to anyone they meet or just pass by."

Read the full profile of Saint Anselm College by The Princeton Review »