WSSU recognized for value, outcomes in new HBCU rankings

The WSSU clock tower. (March 2017 file photo)

Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) is among the top historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the United States, according to two recently released rankings.

ValueColleges 'Top 50 Best Value' HBCU

ValueColleges ranked WSSU the "Top Best Value" HBCU in North Carolina and no. 11 overall.

“WSSU has also long been recognized for value, combining quality, affordability, and job market recognition,” ValueColleges noted. 

According to the website, the ranking factors in: reputation, return on investment (ROI), real costs (non-resident), and graduation rate. The ranking was released on Jan. 21.

BestColleges.com: 'Best HBCUs 2018'

WSSU also ranked no. 6 in the nation on BestColleges.com’s “Best Historically Black Colleges 2018” listing

According to BestColleges.com, the rankings are based on academic standards, affordability, outcomes, and student support. WSSU is second among North Carolina HBCUs, and one of four University of North Carolina System institutions in the top 10. The rankings were released on Feb. 6.

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