The QS World Universities 2015/16 rankings were published seeing some refinements to the ranking methodology. The methodology change introduces “citations per faculty” indicator which comprises 20% of the overall ranking score. This gives an advantage to institutions of life sciences and natural sciences because average citation rates are much higher.
U.S. News & World Report released the list of Best Colleges in 2016 to help future students make comparison of the academic quality in US-based colleges. The rankings focus on academic excellence, with schools ranked on up to 16 measures of academic quality. They emphasize outcomes, especially graduation and retention rates are most important aspects. The […]