U.S. News surveyed more than 1,275 schools for statistical data used to determine the rankings and some additionally needed data was obtained through the National Center for Education Statistics. Information on financial resources, faculty, SAT and ACT scores, acceptance rates, six-year graduation rates and first-year retention rates were all considered, according to U.S. News.
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Below are the categories in which Miami University was ranked.
78. National Universities (tie)
41. Best Colleges for Veterans (tie)
5. Best Undergraduate Teaching
137. Best Value Schools
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75. High School Counselor Rankings (tie)
31. Top Public Schools (tie)
29. Best undergraduate engineering programs (tie)