Area Universities Ranked by U.S. News and World Report


Some local universities were showcased in the Best Colleges 2014 Report by U.S. News & World Report:

  • University of Cincinnati – Tied for #3 in the “Up and Coming” category and #135 overall among other national universities
  • Miami University – #75 among other national universities and ranked #31 among national public universities
  • Xavier University – Ranked well among the top Midwestern “Up and Coming” universities
  • Thomas More College – Ranked #41 among Southern regional universities
  • Northern Kentucky University – Ranked #77 among Southern regional universities
  • College of Mt. St. Joseph – Ranked #60 among regional, Midwest universities
  • University of Dayton – Ranked #112 nationally among other national universities

See the entire report here.

Which university ranked at top nationwide? Princeton University, followed by Harvard University and Yale University.

Six Dayton, Ohio Area Hospitals are Recognized by U.S. News and World Report

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The Best Hospitals Guide published by U.S. News and World Report ranks the best medical institutions yearly and six Dayton, Ohio area hospitals made the list:

Miami Valley Hospital – Ten specialties were ranked as high performing: cancer, cardiology, heart surgery, diabetes, endocrinology, gastroenterology, GI surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, neurology/neurosurgery, orthopedics and urology. The pulmonology department ranked #38 in the nation.

Grandview Medical Center – Tied for 13th place with nine high-performing specialties.

Good Samaritan Hospital – Tied for 19th place with seven high-performing specialities.

Kettering Medical Center and West Chester Hospital – tied for 26th place with two high-performing specialties.

Atrium Medical Center – Ranked #30 in the nation.

See all of the rankings here.

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Ranks Number Three Nationally


U.S. News & World Report has released its Best Children’s U.S. Hospitals rankings and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center ranked number three in the nation for the third year in a row.

The report also ranked Cincinnati Children’s Hospital as number one for cancer as well as in the top 10 for all of the subspecialty categories.


  • Cancer – #1
  • Nephrology – #2
  • Pulmonology – #2
  • Cardiology and Heart Surgery – #5
  • Orthopaedics – #3
  • Urology – #3
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery – #4
  • Cardiology and heart surgery – #5
  • Diabetes and endocrinology- #6
  • Neonatology – #14

Read Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center’s thoughts about this report here.