U.S. News & World Report yesterday published its annual ranking of American colleges and universities, honoring a number of South Carolina schools but not BJU.
32 South Carolina schools were evaluated by U.S. News, you can see that list here. The list’s most direct comparison to BJU is North Greenville University, which placed #30 in the South Regional category (the Regional section splits up and ranks schools in West, Midwest, South and North divisions).
The reason BJU was not included in the rankings is found on U.S. News’ methodology page:
It’s another reminder of the importance placed on regional accreditation by national organizations. Here’s a chart representing how BJU and its competitors stack up in a few different areas, including U.S. News’ ranking: