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2010-08-17 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group and the U.S. Army announce the offering of FREE access to the Premium Online Edition of the exclusive 2011 edition of Best Colleges, which includes rankings of more than 1,400 schools nationwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO ) The U.S. News Best Colleges rankings, which groups schools based on categories created by the Carnegie...

2010-08-17 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group today released the 2011 edition of Best Colleges, which includes rankings of more than 1,400 schools nationwide. Harvard University is ranked No. 1 among Best National Universities, while Williams College tops the list of Best National Liberal Arts Colleges. The exclusive rankings, available online today at USNews.com, will also be published in the September issue of U.S. News & World Report, on newsstands starting August 31....

2010-08-16 09:06:00

WhatWillTheyLearn.com responds to public demand for focus on education and value WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to the widespread dissatisfaction with traditional college rankings and the growing demand for universities to refocus on undergraduate education and value, the American Council of Trustees and Alumni unveiled today its 2011 college evaluations on WhatWillTheyLearn.com, a day before the release of U.S. News & World Report's college rankings. The...

2010-08-02 11:31:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Princeton Review - known for its education services helping students choose and get in to colleges - has created several resources to help applicants and parents find the financial aid many of them will need to pay for college this year. Among the unique resources are Financial Aid Ratings (scores on a scale of 60 to 99) that The Princeton Review has tallied for 606 colleges based on its surveys of administrators at hundreds of schools in...

2010-08-02 11:30:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a survey by The Princeton Review that asked 122,000 students at 373 top colleges to rate their schools on dozens of topics and report on their campus experiences at them, the best professors are at Reed College (OR). However, the college at which students are most satisfied with their financial aid - the issue many parents care most about - is Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering (MA). Sewanee-The University of the South (TN) takes top...

2010-08-02 11:33:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Princeton Review - known for its education services helping students choose and get in to colleges - today reported its third annual Green Ratings of colleges: a measure of how environmentally friendly the institutions are on a scale of 60 to 99. The Company tallied the rating for 703 institutions based on its institutional surveys of colleges in 2009-10 concerning their environmentally related practices, policies and academic offerings....

2010-06-16 23:00:00

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters has completed its Academic Reputation Survey, achieving a record 13,388 responses from professional scholars around the world. The survey forms part of Thomson Reuters Global Institutional Profiles Project, an initiative that will create data-driven profiles of globally significant research institutions. It also will help inform the Times Higher Education's influential World University Rankings and represents the largest...

2010-05-31 01:59:00

LONDON, May 31, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - QS World University Rankings now an iPhone App. - Top 500 Universities in the World Contactable at the Touch of a Button The world's most popular university ranking (viewed over 18million times on http://www.topuniversities.com) is now even more accessible to its diverse users, thanks to an innovative new iPhone App. The QS World University Rankings App, designed for students, parents and ranking fanatics, allows users to conduct their...

2010-05-09 23:01:00

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters, the authority on research analytics and decision support citation data for more than half a century, today announced preliminary results of its Academic Reputation Survey. The survey not only received responses from professional scholars from every corner of the world, but also an excellent breadth of results across different subject areas. Thousands of responses were received in six subject areas: engineering and...

2010-04-15 10:15:00

WASHINGTON, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group today released the 2011 America's Best Graduate Schools rankings online at http://www.usnews.com/grad. The new rankings, along with an extensive education and career guide, will also be featured in the May issue of U.S.News & World Report magazine, on newsstands starting April 27. The 2011 America's Best Graduate Schools includes over 2,000 programs nationwide. In addition to featuring new rankings in five of the largest...