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Trinity College moves to head of the class.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Trinity College in Washington, D.C., has been ranked the No. 1 regional liberal arts college in the north by U. S. News & World Report in the magazine's seventh annual rankings of America's best colleges.

Rankings are determined through five categories: student selectivity, faculty resources, financial resources, the percentages of students that graduate and the college's academic reputation.

Founded in 1897 by the Sisters of Notre Dame, Trinity is one of the nations first Catholic liberal arts colleges for women. It enrolls more than 1,200 students in its undergraduate and coeducational graduate programs.

Trinity is not the only Catholic college or university to appear on one of the magazines lists, which also ranked the best national liberal arts colleges, the best regional colleges and universities and the best specialized institutions. More than 30 of the nation's 216 Catholic colleges and universities appeared on the various lists. The University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., tied for 25th and Georgetown University Washington, D.C., ranked 17th on the list of the best national universities.
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Title Annotation:Catholic Education
Publication:National Catholic Reporter
Article Type:Cover Story
Date:Oct 29, 1993
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