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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Website Names Pitt-Bradford to
List of Best Regional Campuses in US

College research website The Best Colleges has called the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford one of 10 regional campuses in the United States with an impressive reputation of its own.

The list placed Pitt-Bradford eighth and also included Carnegie Mellon University, Silicon Valley; Penn State Erie, The Behrend College; University of Michigan-Flint; University of Texas Medical School at Houston; Texas A&M University at Galveston; Tufts European Center; Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis; Idaho State University-Meridian; and Colorado State University-Global Campus.

“Students come for [Pitt-Bradford’s] reputation as a place they can get the quality of the Pittsburgh flagship without getting lost among nearly 30,000 students,” the blogger wrote, also citing Pitt-Bradford’s naming to the 2012 Princeton Review’s “Best Value Colleges,” a list of the 150 best value colleges nationwide.

The author also drew on reviews from the website College Confidential, writing that “professors are considered students’ friends, going above and beyond to facilitate learning by extending office hours, giving out their private cell phone numbers and more.”

The list also appeared on the college life website Hack College and HuffPost College, a section of the online news website Huffington Post.

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