Seton Hall’s ranking by the annual U.S. News and World Report rose six spots in the 2022 ranking, up from No. 133 best university in the United States to No. 127.
The ranking ties Seton Hall with Rutgers University in Newark, fellow Big East school DePaul University and several other universities.
Seton Hall’s ranking also rose by six spots in 2021, but fell by 20 points from No. 119 to No. 139 in 2020.
“The latest rankings are another indication of Seton Hall’s growing academic prominence and reputation," Provost and Executive Vice President, Katia Passerini said. "The dedication and commitment of our faculty, deans, and academic support staff – along with an inquisitive student body - fosters a robust academic environment that demonstrates what great minds can do."
Princeton University retained the top spot, with Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard, and Columbia University tying for second place.
Rutgers University’s New Brunswick campus maintained its position at No. 63 from the previous ranking. Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken and New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark also beat out Seton Hall, at No. 103 and No. 83 respectively.
Montclair State University fell from 176 to 179, tying with Rowan University.
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