Saint Anselm College was ranked #89 on the best national liberal arts colleges in the U.S. News & World Report's 2024 rankings guide based on such factors as graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, and high school counselor and student assessments.

The U.S. News & World Report also included Saint Anselm College on their list of “Top Performers on Social Mobility,” and "Best Undergraduate Nursing."

U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2024

Saint Anselm is ranked #89 in National Liberal Arts Colleges based on such factors as student-to-faculty ratio, graduation and retention rates, and high school counselor and student assessments. See ranking list →

  • Ranked #76 in Best Value Schools - National Lib Arts
  • Ranked #145 in Top Performers on Social Mobility
  • Ranked #133 in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Programs

The Princeton Review’s Best 388 Colleges

Saint Anselm was named one of the country’s Best Northeastern College.


Kiplinger's "Best College Values" 2019

Saint Anselm College was named to Kiplinger’s 2019 “Best College Values” list which assesses colleges and universities on academic quality and affordability. Among 500 institutions, Saint Anselm ranked #156; among liberal arts schools, #76. Kiplinger’s criterion for selection is to meet their definition of value: “a high-quality education at an affordable price.” See ranking list →


Times/MONEY Magazine Best College for Your Money 2024

Saint Anselm College named one of 2024 "Best Colleges for Your Money,” receiving four out of five stars. For this list, MONEY ranked colleges based on quality of education, affordability, and outcomes.See ranking list →


College Factual: Best Catholic University Nationwide

Saint Anselm was ranked #16 best Catholic University nationwide (out of 233) by College Factual. See ranking list


Payscale: Best Value Liberal Arts Colleges

Saint Anselm was ranked #40 amongst “best value” liberal arts colleges. See ranking list


Zippia: Best College in the State for Getting a Job in 2021

For a second year in a row, Saint Anselm was ranked #1 for landing a job after graduation in the state of New Hampshire. See ranking


Catholic Volunteer Network (CVN)

Saint Anselm College was named one of the top five schools for service in the New England region on the recent CVN national Top Schools for Service List. See full list


Business Insider's "Underrated" Colleges

Saint Anselm College was ranked #35 among "50 Most Underrated Colleges in America" based on reputation and future earnings, with an emphasis on graduates who earn high mid-career salaries. See ranking list


NECHE Accreditation

Saint Anselm College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education. Inquiries regarding the accreditation status by the Commission should be directed to the administrative staff of the institution. Individuals may also contact:

New England Commission of Higher Education 
301 Edgewater Place, Suite 210 
Wakefield, MA 01880

(781) 425 7785