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Xavier named one of the best schools in the Country and Midwest

Xavier University has been named one of the best in the country and the Midwest by the Princeton Review on Monday.

The nationally know education services company recommends Xavier in its Midwest section of the website feature, "2012 Best Colleges: Region" that was posted on August 1. 153 schools were chosen for its "Best in the Midwest" list from twelve states.

 Xavier is also featured as one of the country's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to the Princeton Review in its annual guide, The Best 376 Colleges that will hit the newsstands on Tuesday.

 "We're pleased to recommend Xavier to users of our site as one of the best schools to earn their undergrad degree. We chose it and the other terrific institutions we name as 'regional best' colleges mainly for their excellent academic programs," says Robert Franek, Princeton Review's Senior VP / Publisher." From several hundred schools in each region, we winnowed our list based on institutional data we collected directly from the schools, our visits to schools over the years, and the opinions of our staff, plus college counselors and advisors whose recommendations we invite. We also take into account what students at the schools reported to us about their campus experiences at them on our 80-question student survey for this project. Only schools that permit us to independently survey their students are eligible to be considered for our regional 'best' lists."

 Only about 15% of America's 2, 500 four-year colleges and three colleges outside the U.S. are profiled in the national guide.

 To see the other schools who've been recognized, CLICK HERE.

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