by Ryan Bower, Assistant Director of Public Relations
The prestigious Princeton Review named Cedarville University as one of the top colleges in the Midwest in its list of “2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region.” Cedarville is listed among the top 159 colleges and universities in the Midwest. According to a national database, there are 445 four-year colleges and universities in this region — 70 from Ohio.
Forbes magazine, in its ranking of the best 650 universities in the nation, ranked Cedarville No. 293. The publication also considers Cedarville No. 67 among all Midwest universities and No. 211 of all private universities in the country. Cedarville is ranked No. 12 among all universities in Ohio. Meanwhile, Money magazine placed Cedarville No. 354 among its best 736 colleges and universities. There are 3,026 four-year colleges and universities nationwide.
Rankings for all three publications are based on a combination of admissions standards, financial aid, graduation rates, postgraduate earning potential and student life.
The latest accolades come on the heels of Cedarville’s inclusion as a College of Distinction, an honor that was handed out in June.
Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 3,620 undergraduate, graduate and online students in more than 100 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings and leading student satisfaction ratings.