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College of Saint Mary Ranked No. 1 School in Nebraska in Three Categories by Niche

Tuesday, September 5, 2023

OMAHA, Neb. – College of Saint Mary (CSM) has been ranked the No. 1 Best Value College, Best Small College and Best College Location in Nebraska, according to Niche. The University was chosen based on exceptional value, high-quality academic offerings, diversity of students, and campus life experience.

CSM also ranked nationally as one of the Best Women’s Colleges in America (No. 6), Best Colleges of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy (No. 11) and Best Catholic Colleges (No. 12).

“We take immense pride in these distinguished recognitions from Niche,” CSM President Heather Smith said. “These accolades celebrate our commitment to empowering women and developing the leaders of the future.”

Dr. Kimberly Allen, vice president of academic and student affairs, said the honors reflect the CSM faculty and staff. “Our faculty and staff are dedicated to giving students an affordable, life-changing college experience, with ample learning opportunities and one-on-one support that promotes academic excellence.”

CSM, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary, offers more than 35 undergraduate majors, 11 varsity sports, seven master's and doctoral programs, and a range of service and involvement opportunities.

Notable College of Saint Mary Rankings, according to Niche

No. 1 – Best Value Colleges in Nebraska

No. 1 – Best Small Colleges in Nebraska

No. 1 – Best College Locations in Nebraska

No. 6 – Best Women’s Colleges in America

No. 11 – Best Colleges for Kinesiology and Physical Therapy in America

No. 12 – Best Catholic Colleges in America

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