Meredith College is one of the 142 best colleges in the Southeast according to The Princeton Review. The education services company lists Meredith in the Best in the Southeast section of its “2021 Best Colleges: Region by Region” website feature that posted on August 18, 2020.
The website feature salutes a total of 655 colleges that The Princeton Review recommends over five regions: the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, and International. The colleges that made the “Best in the Southeast” list are located in twelve Southeastern states. The schools in each region are listed in alphabetical order by school name, and not ranked.
“We chose Meredith College and the other outstanding institutions on this list primarily for their academics,” said Robert Franek, The Princeton Review’s Editor-in-Chief. He noted that the company considered data from its survey of administrators at several hundred colleges in each region, information from staff visits to schools over the years, and the opinions of college counselors and advisors whose perspectives the company solicits. “We also consider what students enrolled at the schools reported to us on our student survey about their campus experiences,” Franek added.
The Princeton Review survey asks students to rate their colleges on dozens of issues and to answer questions about themselves, their fellow students, and their campus life. Comments from surveyed students are quoted in the school profiles on The Princeton Review website.
The 142 colleges that The Princeton Review chose for its “Best in the Southeast” 2021 list are located in twelve states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. The Princeton Review also designated 224 colleges in the Northeast, 127 in the West, 158 in the Midwest and 4 in the International region as “best” in their locales on the company’s “2021 Best Colleges: Region by Region” lists. Collectively, the colleges on The Princeton Review’s “regional best” lists for 2021 constitute about 23% of the nation’s 2,800 four-year colleges.
The Princeton Review is an education services company known for its tutoring, test-prep, books, and other student resources. Headquartered in New York, NY, it is not affiliated with Princeton University.