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5 Best Colleges in Ohio

Tuesday, 23 Nov 2010 09:26 AM

Along with being a top tourist destination, the beautiful state of Ohio is also an education center with several premier colleges and universities spread across the state. Here is a list of the top five colleges in Ohio:
1. Case Western Reserve University
Founded in 1967, Case Western Reserve University is one of the best universities in Ohio. The university tops the list of the best colleges for liberal arts studies. There are over 4,000 undergraduate students pursuing degrees in applied sciences and social sciences. The undergraduate program at Case Western Reserve University is ranked as the best among all similar programs offered by different universities. This university has also gained accolades for offering internships and stipends to deserving students.

2. Miami University -Oxford
Miami University, Oxford, is one of the best universities in Ohio. It was one of the original eight universities termed the “Public Ivies.” Miami University was founded in 1809 and has grown into one of the premier universities in America. There are currently about 15,000 students pursuing undergraduate studies at this university. The university campus was ranked as the 67th best in the country by U.S. News and World Report. Miami University offers over 100 subjects for bachelor’s degrees and over 50 subjects for master’s degrees. Located in a more rural part of Ohio, the university enjoys excellent community support and encourages major national fraternities.
3. Ohio State University -Columbus
This is another top university located in Columbus. Ohio State University is the largest among all universities in America, with about 38,500 undergraduate students. Founded in 1870, this university has grown to become ranked among the top universities in the country. Ohio State University is considered a leader in academics, offering students over 160 subjects of study. The London School of Economics has ranked Ohio State University’s Political Science department as the fourth best in the world.
4. Ohio University
Founded in 1804, Ohio University has grown to be one of the top colleges in the nation through its excellent educational system, student support, and innovative teaching methodologies. Journalism and communication are popular subjects at this university, with avionics engineering gaining rapid popularity as well. There are over 18,000 undergraduates currently enrolled. U.S. News and World Report ranks Ohio University at 112th on its list of America’s Best Colleges.
5. University of Dayton
This university, established in 1850, has grown to be one of the top colleges in Ohio. Located in Dayton, this university has over 8,000 undergraduates. The university offers around 70 programs of study. The University of Dayton has been ranked as one of the world’s best in terms of international student satisfaction by the International Student Barometer.

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