The "America's Best Colleges 2014" report, which came out Monday, ranked Walsh No. 48 in the Midwest regional universities category.
The popular periodical gathered data about each school in up to 16 areas related to scholastic excellence.
"Each indicator is assigned a weight (expressed as a percentage) based on the publication’s judgments about which measures of quality matter most. The colleges are ranked based on their composite," according to cantonrep.com.