Marietta remains one of the best in rankings

Ann Bragg with a student in class

Marietta College has been recognized among “America’s Top Colleges,” in an annual report published by

Of the approximately 3,000 accredited colleges and universities in the United States, Forbes ranks 660 undergraduate institutions based on the quality of the education they provide and how much their students achieve.

Marietta is ranked 446th. Marietta also ranks 106th among all Midwest colleges and 18th in Ohio among four-year schools. The College is ranked as the 301st best private college in the U.S.

For a ninth-consecutive year, Forbes partnered with the Washington, D.C.-based Center for College Affordability and Productivity. The center used 12 factors in five categories to calculate the rankings: student satisfaction; post-graduate success (including salary data); student debt; graduation rate; academic success; and three-year moving average (school’s overall scores from the past three years).

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