27 August 2018
The SCImago Journal and Country Rank is produced by the SCImago Lab, which is a research group attached to Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), University of Granada, Extremadura, Carlos III (Madrid) and Alcalá de Henares.
21 August 2018
The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education was first published in 1973 and provides a framework for analysing the US higher education system. At present, the system classifies institutions that are accredited and award degrees. The main categories are Doctorate-granting Universities, with three levels of research activity, Master’s Colleges and Universities, grouped according to the number of master’s degrees awarded, Baccalaureate Colleges, Associates Colleges, Special Focus Institutions and Tribal Colleges.
18 August 2018
The online magazine, MONEY, has published the latest edition of its Best Colleges rankings. These are orientated towards the student as consumer and rate quality of education, affordability and outcomes, each of which is given a one third weighting. Quality of education is measured by six-year graduation rate, value-added graduation rate, peer quality, instructor quality, financial stability, and the outcomes of students receiving Pell Grants.
15 August 2018
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), usually known as the Shanghai Rankings, is the oldest global ranking. The methodology is straightforward, and the indicators are all derived from databases accessible to the public.
9 August 2018
The Taiwanese higher education system has been flourishing for the last few years. In the 2017 Shanghai rankings there were seven Taiwanese universities in the top 500 and 12 in the top 500 of the 2018 Round University Rankings where the National Taiwan university reached 112th place.
28 July 2018
The new edition of the Ranking Web of Universities or Webometrics has been just published. The Cybermetrics Lab, a research group of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) in Spain has published Webometrics ranking since 2004.
This ranking is updated twice a year and includes more universities than any other global ranking. In this year’s ranking over 28,000 universities are listed.
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