Whitworth ranked as a top private school in the Pacific Northwest


Whitworth University has landed once again on Forbes’ annual rankings of the top undergraduate institutions in the United States and is listed as one of the top 10 private schools in the Pacific Northwest.

Whitworth University Library
Whitworth University Library

The magazine says its rankings, published Aug. 20, are consumer-oriented and emphasize financial prudence and bases its list on criteria such as quality of teaching and career prospects, graduation rates, and levels of debt upon graduation, according to a news release.

Princeton University tops Forbes’ list, followed by Williams College, Stanford University, University of Chicago, Yale University and Harvard University. Of the 650 schools listed, Whitworth is ranked No. 244 overall and No. 31 in the West, making it the sixth-highest ranked school, public or private, in Washington state. Other private schools in the Pacific Northwest that made the overall rankings include Whitman College (No. 44), Willamette University (No. 90), The University of Puget Sound (No. 131), Seattle Pacific University (No. 191), Gonzaga University (No. 228), Seattle University (No. 249), Pacific University (No. 251), University of Portland (No. 252), Pacific Lutheran University (No. 282) and Linfield College (No. 325). The complete rankings can be accessed online.

“The Forbes rankings focus on factors that matter to our students and therefore matter a great to us: quality of teaching, career preparation, high graduation rates and lower levels of debt,” Greg Orwig, vice president for admissions and financial aid said in a news release. “While the high cost of college is understandably getting a lot of attention in the media, it’s important that students and parents recognize that the return on investment in a college education has never been higher and that the small class sizes, individual mentoring, experiential learning opportunities and broad liberal arts education offered at schools like Whitworth provide the best preparation for long-term career success and life satisfaction.”

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