The Ohio State University Ranked #1

U.S. News & World Report has named The Ohio State University the top public university in Ohio in its annual “America’s Best Colleges” rankings.

Ohio State ranked 16th among all “best public universities”, up two spots from last year. From 200 institutions graded in the overall ranking Ohio State was ranked 52nd among them, again up to spots from last year. The online programs were also highly rated, OSU ranked 8th among 147 schools with online programs.

The Ohio State University was also noted for offering several exceptional student success programs including: First-Year Experience, Learning Communities and Undergraduate Research.

Ohio State’s strong support of veterans earned the university recognition as one of the top national Best College For Veterans for participation in federal initiatives that help veterans and active-duty service members pay for their degrees.

U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on undergraduate academic reputation, graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources and alumni contributions.