St. John Fisher College, Nazareth College earns place on the U.S. News, World Report’s annual ‘America’s Best Colleges’

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (WHEC) — Two local colleges are staking their claim as top colleges in the country.

St. John Fisher College and Nazareth College have earned a place on the U.S. News and World Reports annual "American’s Best Colleges" list.

St. John Fisher is ranked 46th in the country for the best value. It also made the list for social mobility, the best colleges for veterans, and undergraduate nursing programs.

“Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fisher community has risen to the challenges we have faced. Continued inclusion on rankings such as this are proof of our resiliency and ability to deliver exceptional educational experiences to our students,” said Dr. Gerard J. Rooney, president of the College.

Nazareth College is ranked 24th in the country for its undergraduate teaching programs. Nazareth also scored well for the best value, best colleges for veterans, and social mobility.