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For Immediate Release
August 31, 2007

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Janet Roy
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The College at Brockport Ranks With US News

Listed in The Princeton Review’s “Best Colleges in the Northeast” and “America’s Best Value Colleges”

Brockport, NY – SUNY College at Brockport ranked 80th among master’s universities in the Northern region in the just-released 2008 edition of US News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” guide.

“We’re pleased that The College at Brockport has been recognized again on US News & World Report's list. Brockport's rise through the US News ranking in recent years reflects our strong commitment to continuous improvement and to our focus on student success," said Anne Huot PhD, The College at Brockport’s provost and vice president for academic affairs.

The US News staff ranks colleges based on the academic profile of incoming students, graduation rates, percentage of alumni who donate to their alma maters and the school’s reputation among peers.

Since 1998, credentials for incoming Brockport students have demonstrated a steady rise… the average high school GPA has gone from 85.2 to 90.6, the average SAT composite score increased from 1025 to 1116, the percentage of students in SUNY’s top Tier 1 and 2 ranking grew from 30.6 percent to 79.3 percent.

"It is great to see the recognition SUNY Brockport is receiving for its outstanding quality and value. The College's increased selectivity and commitment to student success has played an important role in its reputation as an outstanding college," said Bernard S. Valento, SUNY Brockport director of undergraduate admissions.

The 2007 freshman class of approximately 1,040 regular admitted students has an average high school GPA of 90.6 and 1116 SAT score. The class also includes 31 students who ranked either first or second in their high school class.

The Princeton Review listed SUNY Brockport in its 2008 edition of America’s Best Value Colleges and Best Colleges in the Northeast. In America’s Best Value Colleges, SUNY Brockport was included among 61 colleges in New York state and 224 colleges in the Northeast listed in the publication. The College was among 222 schools featured in Best Colleges in the Northeast. The Princeton Review is publisher of college guides.

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