CWRU is called the best college in Ohio

(Cuyahoga County)  - 2019's Best College & University Rankings are out, and a Cleveland institution is at the top of the chart. 

According to the personal-finance website Wallethub, Case Western Reserve University is the best institution of higher learning in the State of Ohio, partly due to its Admission Rate, Post-Attendance Median Salary, and Gender & Racial Diversity. Wallet Hub reports, the second best college is Ohio State, followed by Oberlin, Kenyon, and the College of Wooster. 

 Top 10 Colleges & Universities in Ohio 

 1.   Case Western Reserve University       

2.   Ohio State University-Columbus        

3.   Oberlin College        

4.   Kenyon College     

5.   College of Wooster     

6.   Miami University-Oxford

7.   Ohio Northern University

8.   Cedarville University

9.   University of Dayton

10.  John Carroll University

 Here’s a closer look at some of the top schools and how each performed in certain metrics:

 School Snapshot: Case Western Reserve University (1 = Best; 21 = Average; 41 = Worst) 

•    1st - Admission Rate

•    39th - Net Cost

•    8th - Student-Faculty Ratio

•    29th - On-Campus Crime

•    1st - Gender & Racial Diversity

•    3rd - Graduation Rate

•    1st - Post-Attendance Median Salary

 School Snapshot: Ohio State University-Columbus (1 = Best; 21 = Average; 41 = Worst) 

 •    4th - Admission Rate

•    23rd - Net Cost

•    39th - Student-Faculty Ratio

•    24th - On-Campus Crime

•    11th - Gender & Racial Diversity

•    3rd - Graduation Rate

•    10th - Post-Attendance Median Salary

To help college-bound seniors make the most informed school choices, WalletHub researchers say they compared nearly 1,000 higher-education institutions in the U.S. based on 30 key measures grouped into seven categories, such as Student Selectivity, Cost & Financing and Career Outcomes. 

The data set ranges from student-faculty ratio to graduation rate to post-attendance median salary.

 

(Photos by Ken Robinson/WTAM)

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