Recognition

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USNEWS

& WORLD REPORT

The 2017 U.S. News & World Report ranks Miami University the top public university in the nation in the category of “Strong Commitment to Undergraduate Teaching." Nationally, Miami follows only Princeton (a private university) in this rankings list. For the past eight years, Miami has ranked in the top five on this short, elite list of universities.

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FISKE

GUIDE TO COLLEGES

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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PRINCETON

REVIEW

The Princeton Review - the Best 381 Colleges - 2017 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 a "vibrant, social atmosphere" and a "gorgeous" campus. The Best 381 Colleges (2017 Edition) profiles only about 15 percent of more than 2,500 four-year colleges in the country.

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PRESIDENT'S

AWARD

The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Miami University was 1 of only 5 universities in the nation to receive the Presidential Award in the 2012 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. In 2014, Miami received an honor roll placement, following honor roll placement with distinction in 2013. Miami has been named to The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll every year since 2007.

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KIPLINGER

Kiplinger

Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine listed Miami as one the "100 Best Values in Public Colleges" for 2017, ranking Miami 25th among in-state best values nationwide for public universities and 33rd 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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FORBES

Forbes

Forbes magazine ranked Miami 167th overall and 31st in the Midwest in its America's Top Colleges for 2015 list. 

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96.6%

96.6% of 2015-2016 graduates were employed or furthering their education by fall 2016. Based on research, surveys, and national data of 79.5% of 2015-2016 graduates.

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#1

In the latest Institute for International Education report on the number of students studying abroad, Miami ranks 1st among public doctoral institutions nationwide. The latest figures show 49.1% of Miami students study abroad before they graduate. (2016)

More Points of Pride

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