University ranks among the top

StudentsU.S. News & World Report magazine has again named UW-Eau Claire among the best public regional universities in the Midwest.

The 2010 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” ranks UW-Eau Claire No. 6 among the top regional public universities in the Midwest and 29th among all private and public institutions in the Midwest. The publication has ranked UW-Eau Claire among the top public institutions in the Midwest every year since 1995.

UW-Eau Claire also was named a 2010 Best Midwestern College this summer by The Princeton Review, a New York City-based education services company. The university was one of 158 schools in a 12-state region to receive the designation.