Miami University U.S. News and World Report Ranking

Miami University is second in the nation for its strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, per the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2015 rankings. Miami tied with the College of William and Mary, behind only Princeton.

Miami’s College of Engineering and Computing moved up to No. 29, from 30 last year. The Farmer School of Business ranks No. 62.

Only nine national universities are noted for such faculty commitment. Miami has appeared in the top three on this list for the past five years. 

The magazine uses a variety of factors in creating the rankings including undergraduate academic reputation (22.5 percent), student retention (22.5 percent), faculty resources (20 percent), student selectivity (12.5 percent), financial resources (10 percent), graduation rate performance (7.5 percent) and alumni giving rate (5 percent).

Miami University believes that this commitment to teaching is demonstrated in its record of exceptional retention and graduation rates, which remain some of the highest in NCAA Division I schools.