Latest College and university rankings Stories

2013-09-11 23:18:54

U.S. News has ranked Olin College of Engineering up two ranks from last year. (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 U.S. News & World Report has ranked Olin College of Engineering as number four in the nation—a jump upward of two ranks from last year's position—among engineering institutions where a bachelor's or master's is the highest degree. The ranking was included in the U.S. News 2014 Best Colleges edition, which was published online September 10. Olin is listed among the...

2013-07-09 21:14:26

UC Davis study questions whether the rankings measure quality The U.S. News & World Report graduate school rankings inspire discussion and marketing, but do they actually reflect quality differences between schools when it comes to medical education in primary care? Researchers at the UC Davis School of Medicine are believed to be the first to take on that question by analyzing the primary care rankings from 2009 through 2012, reconstructing scores and proposing alternative...

2013-05-03 23:03:00

Stevens Institute of Technology is a college well worth the investment, a new study on the value of higher education by PayScale reveals. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 PayScale Survey Reveals the Value of a Stevens Education at $1.46 Million after 30 Years Stevens Institute of Technology is a college well worth the investment, a new study on the value of higher education by PayScale reveals. In fact, Stevens ranks 9th among all colleges and universities nationally for 30-year net return...

2013-04-13 23:01:08

The recently released Asia University Rankings report reflects the high quality of education offered by local tertiary institutions, says Singapore work visa specialist. Singapore (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 According to the recently released Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2013, the National University of Singapore (NUS) is the second-best university in Asia. Nanyang Technological University (NTU), another Singapore tertiary institution, also emerged in the list, at the...

2013-03-14 23:00:40

Leading provider of online bookstores releases Textbook Affordability Index (AI)SM by college to help educators and students evaluate the impact of course material costs on higher education. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 For the first time ever, 1,500 U.S. colleges and universities have been rated by the affordability of their textbooks. Akademos, Inc., a leading provider of integrated online bookstores and marketplaces for educational institutions, has created a Textbook Affordability...

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  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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