FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 13, 2021
MANKATO, MN – Bethany Lutheran College is ranked number one in the State of Minnesota and is tied for 40th place nationally for graduates’ social mobility—the ability to climb the success ladder— in the 2022 U.S. News College Rankings - National Liberal Arts Category. The rankings were released on Monday, September 13, 2021.
U.S. News ranks schools in four categories – National Liberal Arts Colleges, National Universities, Regional Colleges, and Regional Universities. Bethany falls in the National Liberal Arts classification. This marks the second time in the past three years that Bethany is the top college in Minnesota for social mobility. The high ranking indicates that Bethany is doing a great job educating students from a variety of academic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Social mobility refers to the ability of a person to move upward in income and social class.
Bethany President Dr. Gene Pfeifer remarked, “We are happy for this acknowledgment of the student-focused education that happens at Bethany. We center our education on personal mentoring for our students, and this work shows itself in successful alumni. It’s quite an honor to be recognized.”
MEDIA: If you need further information, please feel free to contact Lance Schwartz at 507-344-7427 or e-mail email@example.com.
Sign-up for our periodic emails to stay up-to-date with what's going on in Greater Mankato!
Greater Mankato Growth
3 Civic Center Plaza, Suite 100
Mankato, MN 56001