U.S. News Ranks Cedarville #5 in Midwest

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"U.S. News & World Report" ranked Cedarville University #5 among Midwest colleges and universities. Photo credit: Cedarville University/Scott L. Huck

by Bethany Brock, Public Relations Writer

September 12, 2012

U.S. News & World Report ranked Cedarville University the highest baccalaureate college in southwest Ohio and fifth overall in the Midwest according to its best colleges rankings for 2013.

The high ranking is based on indicators of excellence that include graduation and student retention rates, peer assessment, financial resources, and alumni giving. The most recent graduation rate is 72% and the retention rate is  85%. Cedarville has experienced three consecutive record enrollments, including this year’s enrollment of 3,400.  The average grade point average of incoming freshmen is 3.6.

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University attracts 3,400 undergraduate, graduate and online students to more than 100 areas of study. Celebrating 125 years of inspiring greatness, Cedarville is a Christ-centered learning community recognized nationally for rigorous academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings and leading student satisfaction ratings. Visit the University online at www.cedarville.edu.