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The 2018 U.S. News & World Report ranks Miami University the top public university in the nation for an "unusually strong commitment to undergraduate teaching." Miami occupies the No. 5 spot overall—in good company with Princeton, Dartmouth, Brown, and Rice universities. Miami has ranked in the top five on this short, elite list of universities for the past eight 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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The Princeton Review - the Best 382 Colleges - 2018 edition

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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Featured in 2017 Fiske Guide to Colleges

The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018 recognizes Miami for a "strong academic reputation, dedicated and accomplished faculty, high-caliber students, and high graduation rates." The guide also commends Miami for its emphasis on liberal arts and opportunities for research, travel abroad, and leadership.

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Forbes magazine ranked Miami 170th overall and 26th in the Midwest in its America's Top Colleges for 2017 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 3rd among public doctoral institutions nationwide. The latest figures show 46.3% of Miami students study abroad before they graduate. (2017)

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Based on research, surveys, and national data, 96.6% of 2015-2016 Oxford graduates were employed or furthering their education by fall 2016.

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Military Friendly

G.I. Jobs magazine named Miami a Military Friendly School for 2017.

More Points of Pride

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See additional points of pride: rankings and awards recognizing Miami's standards of excellence.