In the 2014 edition of America's Best Colleges, U.S.News & World Report ranks Miami 3rd among the nation's top universities for its commitment to undergraduate teaching.
The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2013 includes Miami in its list of the nation's "best and most interesting colleges and universities." According to the guide, "[Miami is] gaining national recognition as an excellent state university that has the true look and feel of a private, with a picture-perfect campus and high-caliber student body."
Once again, Miami is recognized in the Princeton Review's annual flagship college guide. In addition to outstanding academics—the primiary 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 is one of only five recipients out of 641 eligible schools in the nation to receive the Presidential Award in the 2012 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Miami's honor recognizes service programs in the area of early childhood education.
Ranking 47th, Miami University has been identified as a best value in Kiplinger's annual list of the "100 Best Values in Public Colleges" (2013). Miami has appeared as a top 100 value every year since the first list was 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)
SmartMoney.com is one of several national rankings that recognize the value of a Miami education. For 2012, Miami University ranks 11th in the nation. when it comes to return on (tuition) investment.
In the magazine's 2012 list of America's Top Colleges, Miami ranks 35th in the nation and 1st in Ohio among public universities.