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National Rankings Again List Ursinus as a Top Liberal Arts College

Ursinus College has again been recognized as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, the Princeton Review, Washington Monthly and the Fiske Guide to Colleges.


Recent News

Ursinus to Join “Lights Out” Campaign to Help Migrating Birds

English and Theater Double Major Plays with Business Idea and Scores

Parlee Center Talk Focuses on COVID-19 Vaccines

Bonner Leaders Address Food Insecurity in Norristown

Alumna-Run Food Bank Comes to Aid of Starving Third-Grader

Ursinus Adds Interdisciplinary “Health and Society” Major

“Kissing the Witch” Re-imagines Classic Folk Tales on Ursinus Stage

Ursinus Vigil to Mark National Day of Mourning

Ursinus College Theater to Present Works of Edgar Allan Poe

Making His Case: Marks Book Advocates for the Liberal Arts

Ursinus Student Journalists Grab Headlines in Local News

Pre-Law Society Courts Big Names for Spring Events and Continues Mentorship Program

Staff and Faculty Stories Reveal a Would-be Astronaut and Former Steel Mill Worker Among Us

Community Health Class Blends Service Learning with COVID-19 Impact

Institute for Student Success Ramps Up Ways to Support Students

Schellhase Commons Earns Architectural Honors

Ursinus Lauded for Digital Prevention Efforts

Finding the Spark

Targeted Drug Delivery

The Fair Pay to Play Act

Resources for Reporters 

The Higher Ed Report for Journalists

Impact of COVID-19
Resources for reporters on how coronavirus impacts colleges and universities; links to virtual admitted students experiences; and information about how graduating seniors are adjusting their career searches.

Addressing “Hidden” College Costs: A Donor-based Solution to Costs Beyond Tuition
How philanthropy can support students, and trending toward more focused giving.

When a Small Data Point Leads to Big Student Success
Ursinus College has had success using some creative markers to not only track, but predict, students who may struggle on campus.

It Takes a Village to Recruit a Student
Ursinus puts its people, and not only its admissions staff, on the front lines of the recruitment process.

Busting the Myth of the Penniless Poet
Myth #1: Liberal arts grads end up stuck in low-paying jobs. Fact: Liberal arts graduates are successful, and happy, across a wide variety of fields.

Strategies for Choosing Your School 
Many students who are admitted to multiple schools don’t have a clear first choice. What should they consider when making a decision?

College Price
What the average American college actually pays for their education isn’t always clear. Hint: it’s a lot less than sticker price.

Ursinus Publications

Ursinus Magazine       ursi: Ursinus Research Magazine

Ursinus In the News

  • The limitations of the “news ecosystem” metaphor

    Associate Professor of Media and Communications Studies Tony Nadler was interviewed by Columbia Journalism Review about news markets and the “news ecosystem.”

  • ‘Let’s Be Reasonable’ Review: How to Elevate Higher Learning

    The Washington Post published a review of Professor of Politics Jonathan Marks’s new book, Let’s Be Reasonable: A Conservative Case for Liberal Education

  • ‘Let’s Be Reasonable’

    Professor of Politics Jonathan Marks was featured in a Q&A in Inside Higher Ed detailing his new book, Let’s Be Reasonable: A Conservative Case for Liberal Education.

College Communications
Tom Yencho

Chief Communications Officer

Ed Moorhouse

Director of Communications
(Media Contact)