Official College Athletics Power Rankings Criteria:
abc12345675 wrote:Am I the only one who LOVES the Cooley rankings? I think it's awesome that somebody sat down and figured out a formula that not only put Cooley near the top, but kept most of actual top schools there too. Pure genius.
I'm thinking about applying this to other things.
First to mind: sports power rankings.
Number of sanctioned athletic teams: 5%
Number of athletic scholarship recipients: 5%
Number of athletic scholarship recipients as a percentage of the entire student body: 5%
Grade point average of student-athletes: 10%
Five-year graduation rate of student-athletes: 1%
Number of concession stands at home stadia/arenas: 4%
Maximum combined theoretical seating capacity of home stadia/arenas (includes golf courses and cross-country trails): 10%
Percentage of home stadium/arena seating reserved for the student body: 10%
Percentage of tenured faculty with season tickets: 5%
Size of practice facilities (GSF): 5%
Percentage of student-athletes who sustain reported injuries: 5%
Average team travel distance to away tournaments (in miles): 5%
Number of other schools in the school's conference: 5%
Number of NCAA championships: 5%
Number of NAIA championships: 5%
Number of words in the school fight song: 5%
Approximate size and weight of the school mascot: 5%
Number of different uniforms worn by each team (*COUGH* Oregon *COUGH*): 5%