Immaculata University is Highly Ranked
Recently, several publications have recognized Immaculata University for the valuable education it provides, for its student retention rate, for the median salaries of its alumni, and for the overall return on investment the University offers. Upholding the priority on student success, newly appointed president Barbara Lettiere envisions Immaculata’s continued ascent as a world-class higher educational institution.
“Although no single ranking is a representation of the quality education provided by the faculty of Immaculata University, we are pleased that so many have recognized the effectiveness of our academic programs, faculty, students, and alumni,” comments Lettiere. We are proud of our fine tradition of providing a quality education.”
Recent accolades include:
- MONEY Magazine named Immaculata one of the best colleges for your money in 2017.
- U.S. News & World Report ranked Immaculata as one of the top national universities for 2018.
- Forbes named Immaculata one of America’s top colleges in 2017, based on factors such as alumni salaries, graduation rate and student satisfaction.
- According to the U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard, the median salary for former IU students is $51,800, at 10 years after they entered the University—much higher than the national average of $34,100.
- PayScale ranked Immaculata’s return on investment as the 21st best in Pennsylvania.
- Eduventures ranked Immaculata number one in retention in the category of private doctoral institutions.
- College Factual named Immaculata’s nursing major #4 in Pennsylvania for 2018, based on average salaries of graduates, accreditation, and educational quality.
- Immaculata’s music therapy program is ranked #5 in the United States by the bestschools.org.
For more information on Immaculata’s 60 undergraduate majors and minors, seven master’s programs and three doctoral programs, please call 1-877-42-TODAY.
Located on the Main Line in scenic Chester County, 20 miles west of Philadelphia, Immaculata University is a Catholic comprehensive, coeducational institution of higher learning. On November 12, 1920, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania granted a college charter at the request of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) thus making Immaculata the first Catholic women’s college in the region. The IHM Sisters’ mission of educating women for more than 165 years has produced approximately 22,000 alumni worldwide and currently has nearly 3,000 students enrolled in 53 undergraduate majors, seven master’s degree programs, three doctoral degree programs, and over 40 additional professional endorsement, certificate and certification programs. Immaculata University contributes to the development of the whole person of any faith, fostering a commitment to truth, service, justice, and peace.