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Morse Code: Inside the College Rankings

October 2013


U.S. News Kicks Off Graduate School Rankings Data Collection

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The data collection for the 2015 edition of the Best Graduate Schools rankings, which will be published in late winter or early spring 2014, began earlier this month. Graduate schools have until Nov. 15 to complete the online statistical surveys for business, law, engineering, medicine and

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Measuring Colleges’ Success Graduating Low-Income Students

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Updated 12/18/13: This post has been updated to move Rice University into the top performers category, after the school notified U.S. News that it incorrectly reported its graduation rate of students who received a Pell Grant.

U.S. News is publishing an exclusive analysis of how well colleges and ...

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Why Howard University Fell in the Best Colleges Rankings

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Sidney A. Ribeau, president of Howard University in Washington, D.C., recently announced his retirement from the post he had held since August 2008. In some of the news coverage about Ribeau's sudden retirement, one factor that was cited was Howard's decline in the U.S. News Best Colleges rankings.

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