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Georgian Court’s Professors Ranked Best in New Jersey

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A recent study has found Georgian Court faculty received high marks from their students – giving GCU  professors the highest ranking of any institution of higher education in New Jersey.

The study was conducted by CollegeRover, a prominent college and university information platform, and compared student reviews of over 79,000 professors across more than 2,100 schools on RateMyProfessors.com. The study then broke down the best-of lists by subject and state, with rankings based on the average score from anonymous reviews on the site.

CollegeRover included 20 New Jersey-based institutions of higher education in its study. Professors in the Garden State were ranked among the best in the nation, placing 4th out of 50 states.

The new study is yet another accolade for Georgian Court this fall, with U.S. News & World Report granting high marks to the university in September for social mobility, student/faculty ratio, and low debt in their annual rankings. Among the 167 higher education institutions in U.S. News’ Best Regional Universities North category, Georgian Court ranked in the top 17% for Student/Faculty Ratio.

The success and dedication of Georgian Court’s faculty has long served as a point of pride and source of acclaim for the university. As noted in the 2023 Faculty Focus, an annual publication documenting the faculty’s scholarship work, GCU’s faculty have contributed over 130 books, journal articles, conference presentations, grants, and creative works since 2022, culminating in a Guggenheim Fellowship, multiple recognitions by NJBIZ, and an award from the Garden State Film Festival.

“Our faculty continue to demonstrate an incredible dedication to the students they teach and our small class size allows our students to truly connect with them,” said President Joseph R. Marbach. “Georgian Court has historically been a place for caring and thoughtful instruction that prepares our students for successful careers.”

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About Georgian Court University

Georgian Court University is a leading regional university that provides a transformative education, preparing students for ethical leadership and service in the Catholic Mercy tradition. Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is Central and South Jersey’s only Catholic university. The university has a strong liberal arts core and a historic special concern for women.

As a forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, GCU is known for expanding possibility for more than 1,900 students of all faiths and backgrounds in 35+ undergraduate majors and 10+ graduate programs. The GCU Lions compete in 16 NCAA Division II sports in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC). In 2020, GCU was named a Best Value College by Money.com and a Best Bang for the Buck (Northeast) by Washington Monthly. High student retention and graduation rates make GCU a Top Performer on Social Mobility on U.S. News & World Reports rankings, and in 2024, GCU was named one of the best Online Master’s Colleges in New Jersey.

The main campus is in Lakewood, New Jersey, on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court, which is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, also serves students through its Center for Professional Studies, and at other locations, including GCU at Brookdale, and through multiple online degree and certificate programs.