Southeast in Top Tier of U.S. News Best Colleges’ Best Regional Universities in Midwest


by News Bureau on Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2011

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Sept. 13, 2011 – Southeast Missouri State University is listed today in the top tier of best regional universities in the Midwest in the 2012 edition of Best Colleges by U.S. News Media Group.

Best Colleges includes rankings and data of more than 1,600 schools nationwide. The 350-page 2012 edition of the Best Colleges guidebook is available at and will be on newsstands Sept. 20.

Best Colleges’ “Regional Universities” listing include universities that offer a full range of undergraduate programs and some master’s programs but few doctoral programs.

The 2012 Best Colleges rankings feature the established rankings of the Best National Universities and Best National Liberal Arts Colleges, while also including rankings of Top Public Schools, A+ Schools for B Students, Best Value Schools and Up-and-Coming Schools, among many others.

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