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U.S. News & World Report released the 2024 Best Colleges rankings this week. Reinhardt University earned a badge for its ranking of 34th in the Regional Colleges South category, 16th for best value, and 75th top performer in social mobility.

U.S. News evaluated about 1,500 U.S. four-year bachelor’s degree-granting institutions on as many as 19 measures of academic quality. Reinhardt was one of 132 schools ranked in the region. This year’s rankings increased emphasis on graduate outcomes, and how often students from all socioeconomic backgrounds earned degrees. Other weighted categories include retention rates, peer assessment, student-faculty ratio, and financial resources.

The U.S. News Best Colleges rankings can help prospective students compare institutions as they look for the best fit.