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Miami University makes The Princeton Review "Best Colleges" book


Miami University again is recognized in the Princeton Review's annual best colleges guide. "The Best 377 Colleges-2013 Edition" is available now online and in print.

Based on a survey of 122,000 students at 377 top colleges, students rate their schools on dozens of topics, including school administrators, career services, health center, campus food and residence halls. Only about 15 percent of more than 2,500 four-year colleges in the country are profiled in the Princeton Review’s guide.

"We commend Miami for its outstanding academics, which is the primary criteria for our selection of schools for the book,” says Robert Franek, Princeton Review senior vice president and publisher and author of the book. “Our choices are based on institutional data we collect about schools, our visits to schools over the years, feedback we gather from students attending the schools, and the opinions of our staff and our 30-member National College Counselor Advisory Board. We also work to keep a wide representation of colleges in the book by region, size, selectivity and character."

Within the profile, students say Miami offers “a vibrant social atmosphere and is the perfect size.” Interviewed students also said Miami “prepares students for the workplace after graduation while also giving them the opportunity to thrive while on campus.” Others added that the campus is “astoundingly beautiful.” Students also reported a great deal of student life, with groups and organizations to fit any student’s interest.

“The Best Colleges” is the 21st edition of The Princeton Review’s annual “best colleges” book, and it is not affiliated with Princeton University and is not a magazine.

The list of all 377 colleges is available here.


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