Washington University, in St. Louis, Missouri, was recently named among the best U.S. colleges in an annual ranking by U.S. News and World Report. The Missouri university tied for the 19th spot on the rankings, which are based on factors that indicate academic quality, such as graduation rates and faculty resources, according to U.S. News.
Additionally, several Missouri universities ranked near the top of the U.S. News list for “regional universities” in the Midwest. Truman State University topped the local contingent at No. 9. Rockhurst University and Webster University followed in a tie for 23rd, and Drury University tied for No. 29.
Missouri has long been known for producing world-class talent and is home to top-flight universities such as the University of Missouri – Columbia, Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla and many more. With more than 3 million educated workers Missouri’s talent pool is deep, specialized and experienced in our state’s key growth areas including advanced manufacturing, agtech, logistics and more.
For more information on why Missouri could be a prime location to launch or grow your business, contact Steve Johnson, CEO of Missouri Partnership, at 314.725.2688 or via our contact form, with any questions you might have, and learn how Missouri Partnership can help with your business expansion and investment needs.