Wisconsin Lutheran Ranked One of Top Colleges in Midwest

August 22, 2005

MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin Lutheran College has been ranked among the best comprehensive undergraduate colleges in the Midwest for the fourth consecutive year by the U.S.News & World Report in its America's Best Colleges 2006 edition. Wisconsin Lutheran advanced to 22nd in the Midwest, moving up from 23rd last year. Only one other college in Wisconsin is ranked higher.

This year, U.S. News classified 215 colleges as liberal arts and 324 colleges as comprehensive. 107 schools (94 private and 13 public) were classified as comprehensive colleges-bachelor's in the Midwest. Wisconsin Lutheran was ranked among the top schools for the region.

"Wisconsin Lutheran is committed to providing quality Christian education with the goal of continually improving our academic programs," says Dr. John Kolander, vice president for academic affairs. "It is an honor to be listed among the top colleges in the Midwest, and it validates our efforts in meeting the needs of students."

To view the top schools in the "Midwestern Comprehensive Colleges-Bachelor's" group, visit the U.S. News website at

For more information about Wisconsin Lutheran College or to schedule a campus visit, call the admissions office at (414) 443-8811 or visit

Wisconsin Lutheran College is an independent, liberal arts college located on the west side of Milwaukee.