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Ohio Wesleyan University Named One of Decade’s ‘Hottest Schools’

December 15, 2009

DELAWARE, OH – The Daily Beast, a Web-based media outlet founded by Tina Brown, former editor of Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, has named Ohio Wesleyan University one of the decade’s hottest colleges. Ohio Wesleyan is ranked sixth of the list of 15 colleges, all of which are described as “new class of first-choice schools.”

According to the publication, “the past 10 years transformed the collegiate landscape, creating a whole new class of first-choice schools.” In a blog by education reporter Kathleen Kingsbury, who also is contributing writer for Time magazine, the schools are rated in this order:

  1. University of Southern California
  2. Vanderbilt University
  3. Indiana University at Bloomington
  4. Elon University
  5. Tufts University
  6. Ohio Wesleyan University
  7. Colorado College
  8. Washington University
  9. Bard College
  10. California State University
  11. Rhode Island School of Design
  12. University of St. Andrews, Scotland
  13. Washington and Lee
  14. George Washington University
  15. University of Georgia

According to The Daily Beast, it receives about 3.9 million unique visitors and 35 million page views per month. Click here to view the rankings.

Ohio Wesleyan University is an undergraduate liberal arts college that transforms the lives of its students through a combination of rigorous academics, mentoring relationships, and real-world experiences. Featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives,” the private university’s 1,850 students come from 45 states and 57 countries. Visit www.owu.edu for more information.