U.S. News & World Report Ranks Ohio Dominican University as a Top-Tier Midwest University



Columbus, OH (43219) – U.S. News & World Report has ranked Ohio Dominican University (ODU) in the top tier of colleges and universities in the Midwest in its 2013 “Best Colleges” list. 

U.S. News & World Report analyzes a number of factors in determining its annual list, including average freshman retention rate, average graduation rate and student-to-faculty ratio. 

“This ranking reinforces what we’ve known for years - that Ohio Dominican University has become a premier place for higher education in Central Ohio and the Midwest,” said ODU President Peter Cimbolic, Ph.D. “We are pleased that a publication as reputable as U.S. News & World Report recognizes the quality of our students, faculty and overall education offered. We look forward to taking additional steps that fulfill ODU’s mission of ‘educating all individuals committed to intellectual, spiritual and professional growth to become lifelong learners committed to serving others in a global society.’” 

Ohio Dominican University is a four-year private liberal arts institution, founded in 1911 in the Catholic and Dominican tradition. The University has approximately 2,700 students and offers undergraduate degrees in 42 majors as well as seven graduate degree programs. Ohio Dominican uses a student-centered approach, with a commitment to quality teaching and learning.