Rankings and Recognition

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The 2019 U.S. News & World Report ranks Miami University #3 for undergraduate teaching nationwide, in good company with Princeton and Dartmouth. Miami has ranked in the top five on this short, elite list of universities for the past nine years.

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Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine listed Miami as one the "100 Best Values in Public Colleges" for 2018, ranking Miami 50th among in-state best values nationwide for public universities and 36th for public university best values for out-of-state students. Miami has appeared on the list since it was first published in 1998.

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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 an "astoundingly beautiful" and "gorgeous" campus. The Best 382 Colleges (2018 Edition) profiles only about 13 percent of more than 2,000 four-year colleges in the country.

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The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2019 recognizes Miami as among the best in the nation for its core commitment to a liberal arts education, highlighting Miami's strengths in academic programs. The guide also commends Miami for its emphasis on research, study abroad, and leadership.

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Miami University is one of the Top 50 Public Colleges in America, according to Forbes' latest rankings. In its 11th annual ranking of America's Top Colleges, Miami placed No. 45 among public universities nationally. Forbes also ranked Miami 120th overall and 68th among public universities nationwide in its Best Value Colleges 2018 list.

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Study Abroad

In the latest Institute for International Education report on the number of undergraduate students studying abroad, Miami ranks 4th among public doctoral institutions nationwide. The latest figures show 42.7% of Miami students study abroad before they graduate. (2018)

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Per the latest surveys and national data, more than 97% of 2016-2017 Miami graduates were employed or furthering their education by fall 2017.


Cost Efficiency

Miami University is the most efficient school among top national universities in an exclusive U.S. News & World Report analysis comparing spending and educational quality. (2018)

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We encourage you to explore the latest version of our Report Card, which highlights facts and other measures of quality for 2018–2019.

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