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MACU Ranked 14th Among Top 100 Baccalaureate Colleges in Nation

Aug 27, 2015 | General Info, News

Elizabeth City, NC – August 27, 2015. For the fourth consecutive year, Mid-Atlantic Christian University has been listed in the top 100 Baccalaureate Colleges in the nation by Washington Monthly.  Mid-Atlantic Christian University has been ranked 14th in the 2015 Washington Monthly’s list of college rankings. The Washington Monthly’s ranking identifies colleges and universities based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: social mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), research (producing cutting-edge scholarship) and service. They stated, “Our rankings aim to identify institutions that are acting on behalf of the true public interest.”

In 2015, MACU was also recognized among the top 100 colleges in the Southeast as “The Best Bang for the Buck” by Washington Monthly. MACU was ranked 96th among the top 100 schools in this category. This ranking is based upon the “net” cost of attending, graduation rates and student loan repayment.

Mid-Atlantic Christian University is proud of its 67 year history and the impact her alumni have made and continue to make around the world. Graduates serve in 48 states, the District of Columbia, 1 territory and 25 countries. President D. Clay Perkins commented, “Mid-Atlantic is honored to receive this recognition from Washington Monthly.  We are grateful to have moved up higher in this national ranking each year – from 52nd to 14th. MACU is proud to be making an impact in this region through superior Christian higher education. I am thankful for the superb faculty and leaders who guide this institution and who instill within our students the desire to pursue excellence in all things and to lead through service to others.”

MACU is an institution of higher learning that believes in the intrinsic value of every student. The university is committed to ensuring that all students receive a high quality faith-based education that prepares them for service in the marketplace or in the church.

Mid-Atlantic Christian University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Mid-Atlantic Christian University.

Mid-Atlantic Christian University, a private, faith based, four year college is committed to equality of educational opportunity and will not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, disability, or prior military service. Federal guidelines (Sections 702-703 of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act) clearly recognize the right of church related institutions to seek personnel who will support the goals of the institution. Being a student or employee at Mid-Atlantic Christian University requires a commitment and lifestyle consistent with the institution’s mission and values.

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