Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota rose to No. 33 in the Best Regional Universities of the Midwest category, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 ratings of best colleges and universities in the nation. The ranking positions Saint Mary’s in the top 20 percent of all schools listed in this category and denotes a substantial 34 percent increase from its 2019 ranking of No. 50. Additionally, Saint Mary’s was ranked 13th of 63 schools in the U.S. News category of Best Value Schools Regional Universities of the Midwest. Saint Mary’s ranks first among all Minnesota schools in this category.