The annual rankings are based on scores given for various college data including faculty-to-student ratio, tuition cost, graduation rate, enrollment and first-year student retention rates.
SUNY Cobleskill was also ranked 11th among best regional colleges for veterans in the north on U.S. News & World Report‘s 2018 Best Colleges for Veterans list. The rankings were based on a review of enrollment of and benefits for veterans and active-duty service members. The College also ranked among U.S News‘s Best Value Schools and landed at number 8 on its list of Top Public Schools.
“SUNY Cobleskill is charting the course of its second century as a leader among its peers and a destination for hands-on learning,” said SUNY Cobleskill President Marion A. Terenzio. “We are honored to be recognized for excellence once again by U.S. News & World Report. I congratulate and thank all of the students, faculty, and staff who have made this possible through their hard work and dedication.”
“Each of SUNY’s 64 colleges and universities help our students find their purpose and their passion. Whether it’s in research, education, outreach, or engagement, our colleges and universities strive to achieve excellence in everything they do,” said SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson. “We are thrilled that so many of our SUNY campuses have again received favorable rankings by U.S. News & World Report. While we appreciate that rankings are one indication of quality, it does help demonstrate that SUNY is one of the best national education systems. Congratulations to each of the SUNY campuses recognized by the 2018 U.S. News and World Report rankings.”