In the National
Universities category (312 schools), Loyola University Chicago and Marquette
University were included, tying for #89.
In the Regional
Master's Universities category (172 schools), Creighton University
ranked #1, marking the 16th consecutive #1 ranking in the category for Creighton. Three other Midwest Jesuit schools were also on the list: John
Carroll University (4); Xavier University (8); and the University of Detroit
Additionally, several Midwest Jesuit schools
were ranked among the top 10 best colleges for veterans in the Midwest region: Creighton University (1), John Carroll University (3), and Xavier University (7).
May 6, 2019 - When I was in the third grade at a Catholic primary school in suburban Maryland, I happened upon a book about St. Isaac Jogues, the 17th century Jesuit missionary, getting flogged, flayed, and having his fingers chewed off on a mission to “New France.” At the time I couldn’t for the life of me understand why someone would choose to go through such an ordeal! Fast forward twenty-some years later, and I am a Jesuit brother living with Jesuits from India, Ecuador, Tanzania, and Wisconsin.