Area colleges ranked by Wall Street Journal, one makes a top 10 list

Cedarville University made one of the Wall Street Journal’s top 10 lists in an annual ranking.
Cedarville University made one of the Wall Street Journal’s top 10 lists in an annual ranking.

The Wall Street Journal has released its annual college ranking and several area colleges made the list with one even making the top 10 in one category.

WSJ ranked 500 colleges and 16 in Ohio made the list. Schools were also ranked in a variety of categories such as “top schools for engagement” and “top schools for career preparation.”

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Cedarville University was the only area college to make one of the top 10 categories. Cedarville tied for third place in the “top schools for engagement” category, according to WSJ. The category gauges what WSJ describes as an “intangible” by measuring how well students learn and how engaged they feel with their professors.

Several other Ohio schools also made the top 500 list, including the University of Dayton and Miami University. Check out a full listing of Ohio colleges below.

63. Oberlin College

69. Ohio State University

84. Denison University

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143. Ohio Northern University

174. Ohio Wesleyan University

224. University of Dayton

306. Baldwin Wallace University

312. Miami University

367. Cedarville University

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385. University of Mount Union

396. Wittenberg University

399. Hiram College

401. Capital University (tie)

401. Otterbein University (tie)

473. University of Toledo

489. Ohio University