Assumption ranked among Best Colleges in the Northeast by the Princeton Review

Assumption College is one of the best colleges in the Northeast, according to The Princeton Review, a national education services company. Assumption is one of 218 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in the "Best in the Northeast" section of its Web site feature, "2011 Best Colleges: Region by Region." Assumption also is featured in its book, "The Best Northeastern Colleges: 2011 Edition" (Random House/Princeton Review Books), now on sale. The colleges and universities included in this cross-section of schools stand out as academically excellent and have strong regional reputations.

“We are very pleased to be recognized as one of ‘the best in the Northeast’ by The Princeton Review,” said President Francesco Cesareo. “This underscores our unwavering commitment to excellence in every area of our academic enterprise. It is especially heartening to see our students express a high level of satisfaction with Assumption’s strong academics, outstanding faculty and focus on the individual.”

Criteria for selection as a “regional best college that offers excellent academic programs” include institutional data and an 80-question student survey. Students rate their schools on everything from the accessibility of their professors to the quality of the campus food.

Kimberly Dunbar, Director of Public Affairs, Assumption College @AssumptionNews