Truett McConnell University Ranked on List of Best Regional Colleges in the South

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A recent Truett McConnell University graduate receives his degree. TMU/Special

CLEVELAND — Truett McConnell University has been included in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings as #51 in Best Regional Colleges in the South.

According to U.S. News Best Colleges guidebook, “schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence.” The rankings evaluate colleges and universities on 16 measures of academic quality. With TMU’s 56 percent graduation rate, the strength of its faculty, and first-year retention numbers, Truett McConnell ranks among the top colleges in the south.

Commenting on the accolades, President Emir Caner stated, “We are always grateful when respected organizations recognize the diligent work of our faculty and staff. Ultimately, we are thankful to our Lord who has blessed our campus with bright minds, loving staff, gifted faculty, in order that we raise up a generation who share Christ and serve others.”

For more information, visit the U.S. News & World Report official education ranking list at or the TMU profile at

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