The College of Mount St. Joseph is an undergraduate and graduate Catholic college nationally recognized for quality and value and for serving the needs of its students.

College of Mount St. Joseph is fully accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. In 2006, the Mount's teacher education programs were the first in Ohio to be accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC).

The Athletic Training program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The social work program has been accredited by the national Council on Social Work Education since 1991. The Master of Nursing (MN) program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Ranking Profile:

- College of Mount St. Joseph is ranked 72nd among Regional Universities in the Midwest by US News 2012.

- G.I. Jobs Magazine has named the Mount a Military Friendly school in 2011, placing it in the top 15 percent of all colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide.

- The Ohio Board of Nursing released the official NCLEX-RN pass rates for 2010, and the College of Mount St. Joseph ranks 1st among nursing programs in Greater Cincinnati with a pass rate of 95.83 percent for first-time takers.

- It has been named to the 2010 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
Kolkata has some of the top ranked universities in India such as the University of Calcutta, Jadavpur University, West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, among others.

The University of Calcutta was the first modern university in the Indian subcontinent. It is recognized as a "Five Star University" and a "Centre with Potential for Excellence" by the University Grants Commission.  The University is ranked in the world top 550 according to the QS World University Rankings 2010.

Jadavpur University has successfully established itself as a foremost Indian University. It has been accorded the highest grading and rated as a "Five Star University" in India by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council. The Faculty of Engineering and Technology was ranked 1st in India by India Today, 2007.

The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences was established under the WBNUJS Act, 1999 (West Bengal Act IX of 1999) adopted by the West Bengal Legislature in July, 1999. The faculty members of NUJS are involved in many research activities and have published their research in many reputed journals. NUJS faculties also contribute to key national dailies like the Indian Express, The Hindu, The Statesman, Business Standard, Financial Express, etc.

List of major universities in Kolkata:
- Aliah University
- Indian Statistical Institute
- Jadavpur University
- Netaji Subhas Open University
- University of Calcutta
- West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences
- West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences
- West Bengal University of Health Sciences
- West Bengal University of Technology

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek