Rankings and Recognition

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The 2019 U.S. News & World Report ranks Miami University #3 for undergraduate teaching nationwide, in good company with Princeton and Dartmouth. Miami has ranked in the top five on this short, elite list of universities for the past nine years.

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Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine listed Miami as one the "100 Best Values in Public Colleges" for 2019, ranking Miami 54th among in-state best values nationwide for public universities and 53rd 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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In The Princeton Review's annual flagship college guide, Miami is recognized once again for being one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education. The Best 385 Colleges: 2020 Edition compared schools in 62 categories based on a 140,000-student survey.

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The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2020 recognizes Miami as among the best in the nation for its core commitment to a liberal arts education, highlighting Miami's strengths in academic programs. The guide also commends Miami for its emphasis on entrepreneurship, research, study abroad.

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Miami University is one of the Top Public Colleges in America, according to Forbes' 2019 rankings. In its 12th annual ranking of America's Top Colleges, Miami placed No. 54 among public universities nationally. Forbes also ranked Miami 123rd overall and 79th among public universities nationwide in its Best Value Colleges 2019 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 4th among public doctoral institutions nationwide. The latest figures show that more than 55% of Miami's students study away or abroad. (2018)

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Per the latest surveys and national data, approximately 96% of 2017–2018 Miami's Oxford graduates were employed or furthering their education by fall 2018.



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