University Rankings

鶹APP has a rich history of academic excellence, and we’re always evolving to meet society’s ever-changing needs. We’ve most recently been recognized for teaching quality, high graduation rates, commitment to volunteer service and, most impressively, providing a high return on investment for our graduates.

  • Ranked Ohio Northern UniversityNo. 2 in Best Regional Colleges in the Midwest,making it No. 1 in Ohioand places highly in other key categories, including 3rd (first in Ohio) in regional Best Value Schools.

  • One of nation’s top schools in The Princeton Review’s annual college guide, The Best 387 Colleges: 2022 Edition.

  • Ranked by Washington Monthly as No. 2 on the“Bachelor'sColleges” category of its 2022 college rankings. Also ranked no. 8 in the "2022 Best Bang for the Buck Rankings: Midwest."

  • In its 2023 rankings,Ohio Northern was ranked No. 33 nationally in The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education, and No. 1 in Ohio for “salary impact.”

  • As reported by The New York Times, 鶹APP ranks second out of all 76 colleges in Ohio, 10th nationally out of 578 national selective private colleges, and 84th out of all 2,137 colleges in the U.S. for “median student income at age 34.”

  • 鶹APP ranked 314 on the Forbes’ America’s Top Colleges 2022 list. Also,Ohio Northern was one of only 15 Ohio higher education institutions listed this year.

  • Included on the “Best Colleges in Ohio” list by College Choice for academic reputation, student diversity and return on investment.

    Ranked by PayScaleamong the top eight private universities, and in the top 16overall in the state of Ohio, for return on investment.

    Ranked No. 10 in the state of Ohioby PayScalefor salary potential.

    Career-guidance site Zippia ranked 鶹APP No. 1 in Ohio on this site’s "Best College in Each State for Getting a Job in 2021." It’s listed at No. 3 nationally from a short list of 10 institutions.

    Ranked the No. 1 Christian College in Ohio by the 2022 Best Colleges in America.

    Ranked No. 14 by in its list of “Best Colleges in Ohio.”

    Ranked among the top 50 in’s national “Best Small Town Colleges” rankings.

    Included in MONEY's "2020 Best Colleges" list.