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2011-03-15 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group today released the 2012 Best Law Schools rankings online at USNews.com. Yale Law School once again tops the U.S. News Best Law Schools list. Highlights of the rankings, part of the U.S. News Best Graduate Schools rankings, will be published in the Best Graduate Schools 2012 edition book, on sale April 5, 2011. The most comprehensive version of the upcoming Best Law Schools, including all the extended rankings and complete...

2011-03-01 13:15:01

Why is it that the same teams seem to dominate the annual men's collegiate basketball tournament? For that matter, why does the same small group of institutions seem to top annual best-college rankings? According to a theory developed by a Duke University engineer, these hierarchies are not only natural, but predictable. Just as continually growing streams flow into a larger river, or smaller and smaller branches grow out from a single tree trunk, examples of these hierarchies abound in the...

2011-02-02 00:00:42

As part of an effort to make college accessible to every American, President Obama has asked congress to make the $10,000 college tax credit permanent. U.S. News University Directory looks at how this will affect college costs. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 1, 2011 U.S. News University Directory (http://www.usnewsunversitydirectory.com) is exploring President Obama's push to make the $10,000 college tax credit permanent. As part of an effort to make college accessible to every American,...

2011-01-18 16:13:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report and the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) announce today the launch of a landmark survey. The survey will consist of more than 1,000 schools of education across the country. Unprecedented in its scope and comprehensiveness, the project will rate the quality of teacher preparation programs from which more than 200,000 new teachers graduate each year. (Logo:...

2010-11-08 07:10:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- StateUniversity.com, the leading website for college and university information, has released updated rankings for the Top 2,000 colleges and universities in the United States. The list is available on StateUniversity.com's website at http://www.stateuniversity.com/rank/score_rank.html. The StateUniversity.com ranking is based on statistical analysis and comparison of student/faculty ratio, student retention, test scores and other critical factors. The...

2010-10-12 15:00:00

In the news release, The Princeton Review's Annual Law and Business School Rankings Based on 37,000 Student Surveys are Now Out, issued 12-Oct-2010 by Random House / Princeton Review Books over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the list of Best Professors should read "Law school: Boston University" rather than "Brown University" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: The Princeton Review's Annual Law and Business School Rankings Based on...

2010-10-12 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Princeton Review -- known for its college rankings based on how students rate their schools -- today released the 2011 editions of its annual law and business school guidebooks, which also feature rankings uniquely based on student surveys. "The Best 172 Law Schools" and "The Best 300 Business Schools" (Random House / Princeton Review, $22.99 each, on sale October 12) each have 11 ranking lists of top 10 schools in various categories. The...

2010-09-21 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group, one of the nation's leading sources of service journalism and news, today released the third annual edition of the World's Best Universities rankings. The 2010 World's Best rankings, which include colleges and universities across the globe, are available online at www.usnews.com/worldsbest. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO ) World's...

2010-09-09 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group, one of the nation's leading sources of service journalism and news, today announced record-breaking web traffic for the month of August 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO ) The U.S. News audience, which is made up of www.usnews.com and www.rankingsandreviews.com, topped over 10 million unique users in August, a 31% increase over...

2010-09-08 07:54:00

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters, the authority on research analytics and decision support citation data for more than half a century, announced today that it has collected data on hundreds of institutions and research facilities from around the world. The result is the Global Institutional Profiles Project, the most advanced data-driven view of globally significant universities and research institutions available. Incorporating scholarly outputs, citation...


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