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Forbes ranks Miami, UC, Xavier, NKU and more on top colleges list

Posted: 10:49 AM, Sep 06, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-06 11:04:29-04
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The Tri-State is home to some of the top colleges in America, according to Forbes Magazine’s Top College rankings released last month.

Each year, the business and finance magazine selects the 650 best colleges and universities out of 4,300 degree-granting postsecondary institutions around the country. The magazine ranks the schools based on academics, affordability, student success and other factors important to prospective students.

Only public schools and private not-for-profit schools are ranked.

Here’s how our local universities stacked up:

  • Miami University - #185
  • University of Cincinnati - #313
  • Xavier University - #325
  • Northern Kentucky University - #633

Here’s how universities in our region ranked:

  • Ohio State University - #121
  • Indiana University - #131
  • University of Dayton - #165
  • University of Kentucky - #308
  • University of Louisville - #431
  • Ohio University - #438
  • Wright State University - #638
  • Indiana State University - #647

And the top five universities in America are:

  1. Harvard University
  2. Stanford University
  3. Yale University
  4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  5. Princeton University

The top Indiana school on the list is University of Notre Dame (#18). In Ohio, Kenyon College (#71) is top-ranked. The top school in Kentucky is Centre College (#209).

To see the complete list, click here.