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Biggest change in evaluation indicators in 40 years, with some public universities making significant improvements in their rankings

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Biggest change in evaluation indicators in 40 years, with some public universities making significant improvements in their rankings

US News & World Report has announced the 2024 ranking of the best universities in the United States with the biggest change in evaluation indicators in 40 years.new York TimesAccording to the analysis, the top five positions in the ranking have not changed much compared to previous years. In order, they are Princeton University, MIT, Harvard University andStanford UniversityTied for third place,Yale UniversityBut more than a dozen public universities improved by at least 50 places, including some relatively low-profile schools.

The New York Times analyzed on the 18th that in response to external criticism, US News and World Report has made the biggest change in the evaluation method of the best college ranking in 40 years. It remains to be seen whether this new system can calm external doubts after its introduction.

The report notes that according to the new evaluation system, the top five in the ranking of the best universities in the United States in 2024 have not changed much compared to previous years. Princeton University tops the list, followed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (MIT) and Harvard in second place. Harvard University tied for third with Stanford University and Yale University for fifth, but more than a dozen public universities improved at least 50 places.

California State University, Fresno (California State University, Fresno) has climbed 64 places in the ranking to reach 185th position in this ranking. Florida Atlantic University has improved 53 places to 209th.

The adjusted assessment indicators include overcounting the graduation rates of low-income students who receive Pell Grants, and also include students who are the first generation in their families to attend college. Whether graduates earn more than workers with only a high school degree is a new indicator in this year’s U.S. News & World Report rankings.

The New York Times reported that US News & World Report’s annual ranking of America’s best colleges has a significant impact on students and parents. However, critics believe that the rankings create bias towards universities and also affect the way universities recruit students.

Colorado College President L. Song Richardson said the new evaluation system is a “slight improvement” compared to the past. While it may not eliminate concerns, U.S. News & World Report is at least starting to listen to the opinions people provide. Higher education industry. Opinion.

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