What does U.S. News base its rankings on......

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letsdoit1982
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What does U.S. News base its rankings on......

Postby letsdoit1982 » Thu Feb 04, 2010 11:27 pm

besides numbers? Also, does anyone have any idea how much weight they put on numbers? I mean, are numbers responsible for 70% of how US News ranks schools? 80%? 95?

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Zapatero
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Re: What does U.S. News base its rankings on......

Postby Zapatero » Thu Feb 04, 2010 11:29 pm

This info is available on USNWR. Click on "methodologies."

http://www.usnews.com/articles/educatio ... ology.html
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jwrit07
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Re: What does U.S. News base its rankings on......

Postby jwrit07 » Thu Feb 04, 2010 11:30 pm

not sure, but I have an additional question. Anybody know when the next rankings come out?

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Re: What does U.S. News base its rankings on......

Postby facetious » Thu Feb 04, 2010 11:31 pm

letsdoit1982 wrote:besides numbers? Also, does anyone have any idea how much weight they put on numbers? I mean, are numbers responsible for 70% of how US News ranks schools? 80%? 95?


http://www.usnews.com/articles/educatio ... ology.html

edit: oops, sorry for the re-post.
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letsdoit1982
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Re: What does U.S. News base its rankings on......

Postby letsdoit1982 » Thu Feb 04, 2010 11:33 pm

thanks




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