US News college rankings are now online. The “top ten” are:
- Cal Tech
To US News’ credit,
it has broking down the rankings into numerous sub-rankings. The
sub-rankings in my opinion are more valuable than the overall because
you can slice and dice the data in ways that are more useful to you.
Furthermore, US News provides a lot of information about its methodology and using the rankings intelligently.
The “rankings” are really misnamed; they are surveys and data banks. To
use this information beneficially, you need to know what it measures.
To use the data reached via the first link in this post, read the second link.
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