Among national public universities, Miami University is ranked No. 3 for its excellence in undergraduate teaching, according to the new U.S. News & World Report 2024 Best Colleges rankings. Among all universities, it is ranked No. 11 for undergraduate teaching programs.
The university also is near the top both overall and among national public universities in Learning Communities (sixth public, 17th overall), Undergraduate Engineering Programs No Doctorate – Mechanical (fifth among public universities excluding military institutions, 17th overall), Undergraduate Engineering Programs No Doctorate (seventh among public universities excluding military institutions, 30th overall), Study Abroad (ninth public, 34th overall), and Undergraduate Research/Creative Projects (10th public, 41st overall).
U.S. News & World Report also noted Miami for Accounting (No. 23 public, No. 46 overall), Undergraduate Business Programs (No. 43 public, No. 70), Best Colleges for Veterans – National Universities (No. 66 public, No. 87), Undergraduate Economics (No. 41 public, excluding military institutions, No. 99), and Undergraduate Psychology Programs (No. 65 public, excluding military institutions, No. 118).
Miami also was named in Best Value Schools – National Universities, Top Performers on Social Mobility – National Universities, and Undergraduate Computer Science Programs.
For this year’s rankings, U.S. News & World Report adjusted its methodology by dropping five long-standing factors, modifying the weights of others, and adding new components. Nearly 1,500 schools offering four-year bachelor’s degrees were evaluated on up to 19 measures.
In the general “best college” ranking, Miami was ranked No. 70 among national public universities.
In addition to U.S. News & World Report, Miami also appears in the recently released the best 389 College from the Princeton Review. The university is No. 34 in the Top 50 Best Value Colleges (Public Schools) and appears on the Best Value Colleges, Best Midwest, Green Colleges, and the Best 389 Colleges lists, as well as placing No. 13 for the Top 20 Best Schools for Internships (Public Schools).Miami also has rankings in Top Midwest Entrepreneurship: Undergraduate (No. 3), Top 50 Entrepreneurship: Undergraduate (No. 9), and Top 50 Game Design: Undergraduate (No. 27).