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U.S. News names UW-River Falls a Best Regional University and Top Public University in the Midwest

September 15, 2016--U.S. News & World Report has named the University of Wisconsin-River Falls a Best Regional University-Midwest, Top Public University-Midwest, and Best Undergraduate Business Program for 2017. UWRF's most recent ranking appears in the U.S. News & World Report's 2017 edition of Best Colleges, released earlier this week. 

The annual survey, released Tuesday, assesses more than 18,000 U.S. based colleges and universities, of which 1,374 are ranked. The institutions receive rankings based on some 15 measures of academic quality, including retention, graduation rate performance, faculty resources, financial resources and alumni giving.

The U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings are available at The UW-River Falls profile is available at

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