University of Delhi and University of Mumbai have left two top IITs behind to grab a spot in the top 500 universities in the QS Graduate Employability Ranking.
UB improved on several metrics tracked by the magazine, including reputational ranking by university peers, increase in SAT scores, increase in number of classes of fewer than 20 students and higher graduation rate. The private research university has been a Top 100 research university on the list for 15 years. "A successful education depends more on finding an institution that best fits a student's needs and goals than upon any statistical formula". In New Jersey, TCNJ ranked 1st among public colleges and universities, and 2nd overall. The data also include schools' predicted six-year graduation rate.
Employer Reputation is based on 30,000 responses to the QS Employer Survey where institutions report the schools where they source the most competent, innovative, effective graduates.
Northwestern College is ranked 10th among 80 Midwestern regional colleges in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 Best Colleges guidebook.
High rankings are often cited by school officials as a sort of seal of approval to prospective students and parents.
To even be considered for the list, universities have to have undergraduate and graduate programs. In "Payback Picture" rankings for National Liberal Arts Colleges, U.S. News & World Report lists LSU of Alexandria among the schools whose students finish college with the least amount of debt.
"We are very pleased to be selected again this year as one of the outstanding regional public universities by this respected college guide", said Dr. Joseph A. (Jay) Morgan, MSU president. The insurance/risk management program is ranked third overall, up from fifth last year, and second among public universities, up from third last year. And the university was cited on lists for "A Focus on Student Success" for its internship programs, "Great Schools, Great Prices", and "High School Counselor Top College Picks".
Clemson ranked as the 23rd National Public University in the 2017 rankings released Tuesday, the same place it was ranked a year ago.
DePaul University rose to No. 120 from No. 124 past year.
"It is exciting to be recognized as one of the country's top universities by U.S.News & World Report", said Robert Jones, executive vice president for academic affairs and provost.