U.S. News & World Report’s has ranked Ohio University and the Russ College among the nation’s Best National Universities and for Best Online Programs for graduate engineering.
Ohio University, a Tier 1 institution, is consistently ranked in the top 2 percent of American public universities.
The Princeton Review ranked Ohio University as one of the best colleges in the Midwest on the “2012 Best Colleges: Region by Region” report for its excellent academic programs.
Top 3 percent of higher education institutions globally as rated by the Center for World University Rankings 
1st in nation for overall student satisfaction, based on a myplan.com survey ranking more than 600 colleges and universities
14th among college and university “best buys” according to Fiske Guide to Colleges 2015
Listed among the top producers of Fulbright Award-winning students nationwide by The Chronicle of Higher Education [2012–13]