A look at some of the elements behind the U.S. News college rankings

Sep 12, 2022
While relied upon by many, experts say the rankings don't tell the whole story.
Many parents rely on the U.S. News and World Report college rankings.
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What role should college rankings play in choosing a school?

Jul 13, 2022
The rankings created by U.S. News have become very influential, but critics say prospective students should do more research.
The Columbia University campus in New York City. Last week, U.S. News & World Report said it was removing the school from its influential college rankings because of questions about the data Columbia submitted.
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College ratings from the Oval Office

Nov 7, 2013
The Obama administration's tries its hand at a college-ratings plan.