Otterbein Makes Big Jump in U.S. News, Earns Honors in National Publications

by | Nov 1, 2021 | Around the ‘Bein.

Otterbein University has been collecting honors this fall, as it is recognized in national publications for its programs and values, including U.S. News & World Report, Colleges of Distinction, and Washington Monthly.

In the U.S. News & World Report 2022 edition of “America’s Best Colleges,” Otterbein jumped from 21st place to 12th, placing it in the top 8% among 157 peers in the Regional Universities–Midwest category. Along with its overall ranking, Otterbein was recognized on these lists: Best Undergraduate Teaching, Best Value School, A+ School for B Students, Top Undergraduate Nursing Programs, and Top Performers on Social Mobility. The entire survey can be viewed at U.S. News Best Colleges.

Additionally, Otterbein has once again been recognized as one of the nation’s Colleges of Distinction, with program-specific recognition in Business, Education, Engineering, Nursing, and Career Development.

Thanks to the ongoing voting registration and education efforts led by a non-partisan, student-run campus group called Raise Your Voice, Otterbein has been named one of “America’s Best Colleges for Student Voting 2021” by Washington Monthly and a “Voter Friendly Campus” by the Campus Vote Project.

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