Northern State University ranked in top 25 of Midwest universities

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release) – Northern State University has again been recognized among the top regional universities in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report.

Northern is 24th on the Top Public Universities in the Midwest list of the 2023 Best Colleges rankings, a tie.

“We’re proud to be consistently recognized for providing all students with quality and personalized educational experiences and comprehensive wraparound support services,” said Dr. Neal Schnoor, NSU President.

This is the 15th straight year Northern has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report. Learn more about U.S. News methodology here.

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