U.S. News and World Report

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U.S. News and World Report has put Salisbury University on its list of the Best Colleges for 2018.

There are 620 universities in the Best Regional Universities category which is divided geographically into North, South, Midwest and West.

The criteria ranges from academic reputation and graduation rates to financial resources and student selectivity.

Dr. Karen Olmstead, the university’s interim provost and vice president of academic affairs, noted that for the last two decades SU has been named one of the top regional universities by the publication.

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Delaware State University ranked 9th  on the list of top Historically Black Colleges by U.S. News and World Report.

The ratings are based on the retention of students, resources for faculty, financial resources and alumni giving, among other criteria.

When the list was first published in 2008 the school ranked 22nd in the nation.