The best college bang for your buck? 3 Cincinnati-area schools ranked

Three Butler County area colleges were ranked in a recent Money Magazine list as being one of the best bangs for your buck, but no Ohio colleges managed to crack the top 100.

The ranking considered 27 different data points, including educational quality, affordability and alumni success. Money Magazine considered 2,400 colleges and narrowed the list to 711.

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Miami University ranked 243, Xavier University came in at 438, and the University of Cincinnati was rated 583. Ohio State University in Columbus was ranked 102 while the University of Dayton came in at 212.

Area universities ranked by Money Magazine

102. Ohio State University

212. University of Dayton

243. Miami University

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362. Cedarville University

438. Xavier University

583. University of Cincinnati

655. Wittenberg University

Other Ohio universities ranked in the top 500

164. John Carroll University, University Heights

174. Case Western University, Cleveland

248. Denison University, Granville

320. Kenyon College, Gambier

344. Ohio Northern University, Ada

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369. The College of Wooster, Wooster

386. Franciscan University of Steubenville, Steubenville

438. Mount Vernon University, Mount Vernon

472. Oberlin College, Oberlin

485. Malone University, Canton

488. Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware

497. Walsh University, North Canton

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