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Standard & Poor’s Rating Services Gives ‘Berg A+ Bond Rating

ALLENTOWN, PA (November 2, 2012) - Standard & Poor's Rating Services has re-affirmed Muhlenberg College's A+ long-term bond rating.  Standard and Poor's has rated the College A+ since April 2001. The College has also maintained an A1 rating with Moody's since January of 2002.

The rating reflects Standard & Poor’s view of the college’s history of full accrual surpluses during the past five years and adequate financial resources for the rating category.  They believe the college’s proactive and prudent fiscal management will enable the college to maintain positive operating performance in future years.

Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.  The Muhlenberg experience is characterized by a deep sense of community and connection, intense student-faculty relationships and collaboration; small classes; passionate teaching and active learning; and powerful outcomes in terms of graduate school and entry-level career placement.