In the overall category of “Best National Universities,” Miami University tied for the 96th spot with five other schools. The other five schools included the Illinois Institute of Technology, the University of Colorado-Boulder, the University of Denver, the University of San Francisco and the University of Vermont, according to U.S. News.
Miami was highly ranked among the nation’s universities for several reasons, said Robert Morse, chief data strategist at U.S. News.
“Miami University’s best areas were alumni giving, grad rate performance, high school counselor reputation, and student excellence,” Morse said via email.
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Miami was also highly ranked in several other categories.
• No. 13 for best engineering programs at public universities.
• No. 24 in the category of international students, with 14 percent of students from overseas.
• No. 30 for engineering programs with bachelor's and master's as highest degree.
• No. 39 for best business programs at public universities.
• No. 42 in the public universities category.
• No. 62 in the category for undergraduate business programs.
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