CSUSB named ‘Best in the West’ College by the Princeton Review


Cal State San Bernardino is one of the best colleges in the West according to The Princeton Review in its “2019 Best Colleges: Region by Region” website. The ranking contains 129 colleges and universities in 15 western states. The listing marks the 15th year that CSUSB has been recognized by the Princeton Review as among the top colleges in the region. This prestigious listing has become an annual tradition for CSUSB. The listing can be found at The Princeton Review’s Best Western web page. “We are honored to be listed by the Princeton Review as a ‘Best in the West’ institution, but it is also a tribute to the hard work and dedication of our faculty and staff who ensure that our students receive a great education at a reasonable cost,” said Shari McMahan, CSUSB provost and vice president of academic affairs. “We chose Cal State San Bernardino and the other outstanding institutions on this list primarily for their excellent academics,” said Robert Franek, the Princeton Review’s editor-in-chief. The Princeton Review editors made their selections based on data the company collected from its survey of administrators at several hundred colleges in each region, as well as its staff visits to schools over the years, and the perspectives of college counselors and advisers whose opinions the company solicits. “We also gave careful consideration to what students enrolled at the schools reported to us about their campus experiences on our student survey for this project,” Franek added. “We designed our 80-question survey to include questions that prospective applicants might ask on a campus visit. Only schools that permit us independently to survey their students are eligible to be considered for our regional ‘best’ lists, and only schools at which we see a strong level of satisfaction among their enrolled students make it to our final slate of regional ‘best’ college selections.” The Princeton …

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