The University has gained a notable reputation for its outstanding faculty, research, up-to-date curriculum, program accreditations, and competitive tuition.

  • Top 100 public universities (U.S. News & World Report college rankings)
  • Top 100 “Elite Values” in higher education (Money Magazine)
  • Top 20 public research universities nationally (Lombardi Program on Measuring University Performance Annual Report, July 2001)
  • Top 50 research libraries (Association of Research Libraries)
  • 11th largest endowment of 569 institutions surveyed (Chronicle of Higher Education, June 2000)
  • First in Ohio for earnings from patents developed on campus (more than $5 million in 2001)
  • Highest ranking awarded to only 3.8% of higher education institutions as a Doctoral/Research University – Extensive (The Carnegie Commission)
  • One of the Best 368 Colleges in the United States (Princeton Review, 2009)