Princeton Review’s 2019 issue of The Best 384 Colleges includes Marietta College among the best Midwestern colleges.

The nationally known education services company recommends Marietta as one of 159 institutions in 12 states it named to its “Best in the Midwest” list for 2019. A total of 661 colleges and universities nationwide are ranked among the “regional bests.” This is the 27th edition of The Princeton Review’s Best Colleges.

The 159 colleges The Princeton Review chose for its “Best in the Midwest” 2019 list are located in these 12 states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

The Princeton Review asked 138,000 students at 384 top colleges to rate their own schools on dozens of topics of interest to applicants.

Overall, Princeton Review has 62 categories that provide students with a way to see the types of colleges that are available.

Princeton Review, not affiliated with Princeton University, has published its Best Colleges guide annually since 1992.

Located in Marietta, Ohio, at the confluence of the Muskingum and Ohio rivers, Marietta College is a four-year liberal arts college. Tracing its roots to the Muskingum Academy back in 1797, the College was officially chartered in 1835. Today Marietta College serves a body of 1,200 full-time students. The College offers 49 majors and is consistently ranked as one of the top regional comprehensive colleges by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review, as well as one of the nation’s best by Marietta was selected seventh in the nation according to the Brookings Institution’s rankings of colleges by their highest value added, regardless of major.