Published: Sept. 26, 2017

MSU cracks top 8 percent in national ranking

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Michigan State University ranks in the top 8 percent of universities in the United States, according to the latest annual assessment from the Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education.

MSU came in at #80 out of 1,054 institutions ranked in the WSJ/THE Higher Education College Ranking 2018, released today.

Within the Midwest, MSU ranked #15 out of 275 universities.

The joint ranking by WSJ and Times Higher Education, a London-based publication, measures four areas of performance: resources available to support education; ability of degree programs and teaching to stimulate learning; diversity and inclusiveness; and propensity of the university to contribute to student success.

The ranking comes on the heels of several other high-profile distinctions in the past several months:

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