North Central College in the News

North Central College among ‘Most Innovative’ in latest U.S. News & World Report ranking

Sep 15, 2021

President Troy Hammond shares his insights on the ranking in Naperville media outlets

North Central College has been ranked among America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report for the 27th consecutive year. The annual U.S. News rankings are widely recognized as a marker of excellence in higher education. North Central ranked No. 19 out of 157 schools in the Best Regional Universities Midwest category. The College ranked highly in two other categories: No. 8 for Most Innovative Schools, which includes schools making “cutting edge” improvements on their campuses in the areas of curriculum, faculty, students, campus life, technology and facilities; and No. 15 for Best Undergraduate Teaching, which recognizes institutions with a strong commitment to teaching undergraduate students.

North Central President Troy Hammond interviewed with the Naperville Sun, where he shared his insights on the latest U.S. News ranking. The College was also featured in the Naperville Patch.

“For us to be such a top regional university integrated right now into downtown Naperville provides such amazing advantages to the college and town,” said Hammond.

Click here to read the full article in the Naperville Sun.

Click here to read the full article in the Naperville Patch.