A New College Ranking System

A New College Ranking System

Washington Monthly creates a review method that places low-income and privileged students on equal footing.

Lisa Baldini
  • 24 august 2010

How many of these colleges do you recognize? NYU, Boston College, Northwestern, Knox College, Creighton, Marquette. Chances are the first three you’ve encountered — even if only in passing. What about the other three? If their name recognition seems to slip your mind, it’s not because they aren’t good schools; rather, their prestige doesn’t always rank high on the U.S. News & World Report’s yearly college ranking, a powerful barometer for influencing the perceived quality of higher education.

Access this article for free
Fill in your email below and you'll gain access to this article while also receiving a number of membership features as part of a special 30-day trial.
*Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.