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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...

2010-03-10 23:01:00

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters today announced it has launched the highly anticipated Academic Reputation Survey, which will help inform the Times Higher Education's influential World University Rankings. The survey reflects a new approach to data gathering and analytics to provide a one-of-a-kind resource to the global scholarly community. A unique feature of the Thomson Reuters Academic Reputation Survey is an opportunity for disciplinary focus:...

2010-01-05 23:01:00

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters, the authority on research analytics and decision support citation data for more than half a century, announced today that it has begun working with thousands of institutions and research facilities to produce a one-of-a-kind resource. This initiative, the Global Institutional Profiles Project, will create data-driven portraits of globally significant research institutions - combining peer review, scholarly outputs, citation...

2009-12-01 07:45:00

FLOSSMOOR, Ill., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- StateUniversity.com, the leading website for college information, has released a new ranking of the safest colleges and universities in the U.S. The Safest Schools findings are based on incidents of campus crime as reported by campus safety officials. The rankings are available for free online at http://www.stateuniversity.com/rank/safety_score_rank.html. As part of the Safest Schools ranking, StateUniversity.com analyzed crime statistics for 450...

2009-10-30 12:35:00

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters, the authority on research citation data for more than half a century, announced today that it will be the sole provider of data used to calculate the annual World University Rankings produced by the Times Higher Education. "In addition to unmatched data quality, Thomson Reuters provides a proven history of bibliometric expertise and analysis," said Jonathan Adams, director of research evaluation at Thomson Reuters. "We are...

2009-10-05 07:50:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Princeton Review -- known for its college rankings based on how students rate their schools - tomorrow releases the 2010 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 301 Business Schools" (Random House / Princeton Review, $22.99, on sale October 6) each have 11 ranking lists of top 10 schools in various categories. Among them: "Best...

2009-09-02 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As an alternative to U.S. News & World Report's much-criticized college rankings, the Washington Monthly magazine today is releasing its own annual College Guide and Rankings. Whereas U.S. News relies on crude and easily manipulated measures of money and prestige, like alumni giving rates and a vague reputational survey, the Washington Monthly ranks schools based on their contributions to society. To compile the list, the Washington...

2009-08-20 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group today released the 2010 edition of America's Best Colleges, which includes rankings of more than 1,400 schools nationwide. Harvard University and Princeton University tie the top of the list for Best National Universities, while Williams College is ranked top for Best Liberal Arts College. The exclusive rankings, available online today at www.usnews.com/colleges, will also be published in the September issue of the U.S.News &...

2009-08-13 07:25:00

FLOSSMOOR, Ill., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Forbes magazine's recent America's Best Colleges report shares many similarities with the StateUniversity.com college rankings, which were released in February of this year at http://www.stateuniversity.com/rank/score_rank.html. Nine of the Forbes top 10 colleges appear in the StateUniversity.com top 25. The United States Military Academy at West Point, which captured the #1 position in the Forbes report, was ranked 6th overall by...

2009-07-27 11:00:00

NEW YORK, July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- According to a survey by The Princeton Review that asked 122,000 students at 371 top colleges to rate their schools on dozens of topics and report on their campus experiences, the best professors are at Davidson College (NC). However, the college at which students are happiest with their financial aid - the issue many parents care most about - is Swarthmore College (PA). Colgate University (NY) takes top honors as the most beautiful campus while...


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