Miami University is 1st among public universities (second in the nation) for its strong commitment to undergraduate teaching per the 2015 U.S.News & World Report rankings. Miami is ranked 11th among Best Colleges for Veterans. Miami has appeared in the top three on this list for the past five years.
The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2015 recognizes Miami University for its "high caliber of student body" and "professors' knowledge and willingness to help" in its list of the "best and most interesting colleges and universities." Read more »
Once again, Miami is recognized in the Princeton Review's annual flagship college guide. In addition to outstanding academics—the primary criteria for selection—Miami was described as having a "vibrant, social atmostphere" and a "gorgeous" campus. The Best 378 Colleges (2014 Edition) profiles only about 15 percent of more than 2,500 four-year colleges in the country.
Miami University was 1 of only 5 universities in the nation to receive the Presidential Award in the 2012 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. In 2013, Miami received an honor roll placement with distinction: Miami, in its sixth appearance on the honor roll, estimated that from July 2011 to June 2012, over 13,000 students performed about 337,500 hours of service.
Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine listed Miami as one the "100 Best Values in Public Colleges" for 2014, ranking Miami 54th nationally. Miami has appeared on the list since it was first published in 1998.
The Peace Corps' latest Top 25 list, which recognizes colleges and universities that have produced the most Peace Corp volunteers, ranks Miami 11th among medium-sized schools, with 876 of our alumni having served since the organization's founding in 1961. (2013)
Forbes magazine ranked Miami 41st among public universities nationwide for return on investment in its America's Top Colleges for 2013 list. Post-graduate success and student satisfaction combine for 60% of the school's score.