Press Release

2019 Best Colleges

September 10, 2018 – by Ohio Wesleyan

Ohio Wesleyan is included in new U.S. News & World Report rankings for ‘Best National Liberal Arts Colleges,’ ‘Best Value Schools,’ and more. (Photo by Paul Vernon)

Ohio Wesleyan Ranks in Multiple U.S. News & World Report Categories

Ohio Wesleyan University is among the best of the nation’s best colleges, according to the newly released 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

The magazine features Ohio Wesleyan in three ranked categories as well as one unranked list. According to the data, published Sept. 10, Ohio Wesleyan is:

  • 95 among the nation’s “Best National Liberal Arts Colleges.”
  • 67 among “Best Value Schools.”
  • 51 in “High School Counselor Rankings.”
  • One of the nation’s “A+ Schools for B Students.”

Overall, Ohio Wesleyan jumped six spots in the overall rankings, which are based on “16 metrics of academic excellence” in the areas of outcomes, faculty resources, expert opinion, financial resources, student excellence, and alumni giving.

For its 2019 rankings, U.S. News collected data on more than 1,800 independently regionally accredited institutions. Fewer than 1,400 schools were included in the rankings.

Read more about Ohio Wesleyan’s latest ratings and rankings, and graduate outcomes.