General information on ranking

Name of the ranking US News Best Global Universities Rankings
Geographical scope global
Status of the ranking independent
Name of person in charge of ranking Robert Morse
E-mail of person in charge of ranking
Website of the ranking
Publication frequency annual
First year of publication 2014
Most recent year of publication 2020
Ranking organization U.S. News & World Report LP
Website of the methodology

Additional information

  • Type of publication: internet, mobile application
  • Internet users access to ranking: open access
  • Language of publication: English
  • Main target groups: students and parents,higher education institutions,policymakers, governments and funding agencies,quality assurance, accreditation, and recognition organizations,
  • Level of comparison: institutional, fields or subject
  • Major dimensions covered: research, reputation
  • Structure of presentation: ordinary presentation (league tables)
  • Data sources: third-party database (data not provided by HEI)
  • Quality assurance of ranking: periodic consultancy, advisory board
  • Website of the ranking organization: