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Case Western Reserve University named Ohio's best in list of top colleges and universities

It's the second year in a row that Case has topped Wallethub's Best Colleges and Universities in Ohio ranking.
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CLEVELAND — Just in time for the first “early decision” college-application deadline coming up on November 1, WalletHub has released its 2021’s Best College & University Rankings report. And for the second year in a row, the top spot in Ohio belongs to Cleveland's Case Western Reserve University.

WalletHub compared over 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.

Here are the top 10 colleges and universities in Ohio:

  1. Case Western Reserve University    
  2. Kenyon College
  3. Ohio State University-Columbus
  4. Oberlin College
  5. The College of Wooster
  6. Kenyon College
  7. Ohio Northern University
  8. Cedarville University
  9. Walsh University
  10. Marietta College

Taking a closer look at the data, Case Western Reserve ranked first in Ohio in Admission Rate, first in Gender & Racial Diversity, and first in Post-Attendance Median Salary. 

Case Western Reserve University also ranked No. 50 among the nation's top colleges and universities. Here were the top 5 in that ranking:

  1. Harvard University
  2. Yale University
  3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  4. Princeton University
  5. California Institute of Technology

WalletHub also broke down their rankings separately for colleges and universities. Here is their list of 2021's Best Colleges.

Click here for the list of 2021's Best Universities.