Recent Accolades Received by Stonehill College

Stonehill continues to be singled out by organizations involved in assessing U.S. colleges and universities including Princeton Review, Forbes and NPR as being among the best in the nation when it comes to value, outcomes and a commitment to making the world a better place.

Top 20 Placement on List of Best Colleges in MassachusettsStonehill Earns Top 20 Placement on List of Best Colleges in Massachusetts

A national organization that screens data from sources such as the federal College Scorecard, the Brookings Institute and the National Center for Education Statistics, recently ranked Stonehill in the top 20 among colleges in Massachusetts.


Wall Street Journal Ranks Stonehill in Top Quartile of U.S. Colleges and UniversitiesWall Street Journal Ranks Stonehill in Top Quartile of U.S. Colleges and Universities

Among 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities surveyed, Stonehill has been ranked 172 in a new listing from The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education, which ranks higher education institutions based on the emphasis placed on putting student success and learning at the heart of their mission.


The Princeton Review Honors Stonehill as one of the 361 Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges in the U.S.The Princeton Review: Stonehill Among Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges in U.S.

The education services company chose Stonehill for inclusion in the 2016 edition of its book, The Princeton Review Guide to 361 Green Colleges, based on the College’s commitment to the environment and sustainability.


AASHE Honors Stonehill with Silver Rating for its Sustainability AchievementsAASHE Honors Stonehill with Silver Rating for its Sustainability Achievements

Stonehill College recently earned a STARS Silver Rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).



U.S. News & World Report Ranks Stonehill Among Best in U.S.U.S. News & World Report Ranks Stonehill Among Best in U.S.

Stonehill College has once again been chosen as one of the best colleges in America by U.S. News & World Report, which notes that “for families concerned with finding the best academic value for their money, the U.S. News Best Colleges rankings provide an excellent starting point for the search.”



Stonehill Again Named One of Nation's Best Colleges by The Princeton ReviewStonehill Again Named One of Nation's Best Colleges by The Princeton Review

Stonehill has once again been named one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review. The education services company features the College in the new 2017 edition of its annual college guide, The Best 381 Colleges.



Bloomberg Businessweek Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2016Bloomberg Ranks Stonehill’s Business Program Among Best in U.S.

Stonehill College’s business program was recently named one of the best in the United States by Bloomberg, which surveyed nearly 30,000 students and 600 companies to determine the best undergraduate business schools of 2016.



Princeton Review Names Stonehill as One of Nation’s Top Colleges That Pay You Back

The Princeton Review honors Stonehill as one of the nation’s best colleges for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation and a high return on investment price in it’s new book, 200 Colleges That Pay You Back.



Stonehill Earns Spot on Forbes Best Value List Based on Quality, Grad Earnings

Forbes analysts looked at tuition costs, school quality, graduation success rates and post-grad earnings and picked Stonehill College as one of 300 schools in the country that are doing the best on those fronts.



NPR: Stonehill Among 50 Schools Nationwide That Make the Most Financial Sense

National Public Radio undertook an in-depth analysis of the federal government’s new College Scorecard and concluded that the return on investment for students who graduate from Stonehill was among the best in the United States.



Stonehill Earns Spot on Money Magazine’s Best Value List

When Money magazine recently analyzed the roughly 2,000 four-year colleges and universities in the United States, it determined that fewer than a third – a select group that includes Stonehill College – meet the highest standards in terms of education quality, affordability, alumni earnings and graduation rates.



PayScale Ranks Stonehill 14th for Best Value Among Liberal Arts Colleges

The nationally renowned compensation information company analyzed cost and outcomes data from 76 of the best liberal arts colleges in America and judged Stonehill’s return on investment to be among the best.



Stonehill Ranks 45th Among 1,000 Schools Based on Employability of Graduates

ETC, a national clearinghouse of college and university data, examined 1,182 U.S. colleges and universities for workforce preparedness and employability and determined Stonehill’s outcomes record was strong enough to warrant being listed in the top 5 percent.



Stonehill Awarded Carnegie Foundation’s Community Engagement Classification

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has selected Stonehill as one of only 240 U.S. colleges and universities to qualify for the foundation's most recent Community Engagement Classification, which honors schools that have shown a strong commitment to engaging with local, regional, national and global communities.



Stonehill Named Green College by The Princeton Review

Stonehill’s commitment to protecting the environment is reflected in initiatives that include numerous student clubs and organizations that promote environmental sustainability, as well as installation of a 2.7-megawatt solar field that generates roughly 20 percent of the electricity used by the College. Those efforts combined with dozens of others earned Stonehill inclusion in The Princeton Review’s Guide to 353 Green Colleges.



Best Choice Schools Most Affordable CollegesStonehill Ranked 8th in the Nation by Best Choice Schools for Affordability, Four-year Graduation Rate

Stonehill’s long-standing emphasis on financial aid and academic advising has garnered it the No. 8 spot on a national ranking of colleges based on affordability and four-year graduation rates by Best Choice Schools.



Stonehill Debuts on Peace Corps’ Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities List

Stonehill College ranked No. 23 among small schools on the Peace Corps’ 2016 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are eight Stonehill alumni currently volunteering worldwide.



Business Insider: Stonehill Among 50 Most Underrated Colleges in America

When researchers at Business Insider gathered data from two of the most well-known college ranking organizations and sorted them based on reputation and future earnings, Stonehill stood out as deserving more attention.


Stonehill Criminology Program Ranked Fourth in the Country

Stonehill College’s criminology program is ranked fourth in the nation because it allows students to learn both the theory and practice of criminology along with research classes to provide a comprehensive criminology education.


Public Safety Organization Ranks Stonehill Among Safest Colleges in MassachusettsPublic Safety Organization Ranks Stonehill Among Safest Colleges in Massachusetts

Stonehill College, has been named one of the safest colleges in Massachusetts by, a public safety focused organization committed to increasing public safety, community involvement, transparent government, and education.