Ohio Students Work on Alternate Rankings

These "output" rankings will go live on the 'Forbes' magazine site in late summer.


Speaking of non-U.S. News rankings, a group of Ohio University students is part of a small think tank developing alternate college rankings that will appear on the Forbes site later this summer, the Post reports. The rankings will rely mostly on output data, such as alumni success, student satisfaction, debt amount, graduation rates, and awards won by students and faculty, according to one of the students working on the project. "We're challenging the country club campus, the endowed-chair professor, and the well-funded football team that doesn't bring anything back," he said. "Ultimately, we're focusing on students and how well they do in life rather than how well they did in high school."