Thursday, 23 November, 2017

UNL dips in latest US News and World Report rankings

Tezpur University Ranks in Top 1000 Universities in the World CU Boulder maintains high marks among college rankings for 2017, 2018
Wallace Pearson | 13 September, 2017, 00:43

Last year, UW-Madison ranked 10th among publics and 44th overall in a six-way tie.

The rankings focus on student outcomes - including graduation and retention rates - which carry the most weight at 30 percent.

Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, is ranked No. 1 for the seventh year in a row. "We are dedicated to ensuring our students have the opportunity to become changemakers, equipped with the multidisciplinary skills needed to accelerate answers to our world's most pressing issues".

Disclosure: The University of Texas at Austin, Baylor University, Texas Tech University, Texas A&M; University, the University of Texas at Dallas, Southern Methodist University and Rice University have been financial supporters of The Texas Tribune.

"Our success hinges on TU's ability to engage and empower a diverse population of students and alumni".

The report also stated that Tsinghua University in Beijing is Asia's leading university due to its high employer reputation score and network of employer-student connections, WION claimed.

The University of San Diego was ranked 90th overall and 52nd best for veterans. Many of their accepted applicants had a high school grade point average of 3.9 or higher.

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay made it to the list of QS Graduate Employability Rankings, making them India's strongest providers of highly employable graduates. "That vision remains as clear today as ever, and is reflected by Clemson's inclusion among the top 25 public universities every year for the past decade".

Brian Kelly, editor and chief content officer of U.S. News, said in a news release that graduation and retention rates are important indicators of how well a school supports its students both academically and financially.

This is the 35th year that U.S. News has issued these "Best College" ranks. Apart from Tezpur University, only IIT Guwahati (placed in the 601-800 range) is placed in the top 1,000 from the Northeast.

Recently, Texas A&M University has been ranked No. 4 - the only institution in Texas among the Top 20 - in Washington Monthly's rankings of the best universities in the country.

Miami University and the University of Cincinnati continue to rise in U.S. News & World Report rankings. In August, HPU was named to "The Best 382 Colleges: 2018 Edition" for its academic programming, as well as positive survey responses and feedback from students, parents and higher education leaders across the country.

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