IUP is one of only nine
universities in Pennsylvania and 280 universities throughout the nation to be selected
for the rankings.
compiling the list, Washington Monthly
editors used three criteria: social mobility, or how committed the college is
to enrolling low-income students and helping them earn degrees; research
production and success at sending undergraduates on to doctoral programs; and
follows five years of IUP’s selection for
the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for
exemplary service efforts to America’s communities.
IUP also recently celebrated
its 14th consecutive year of inclusion in the Princeton Review’s Best