Tag Archives: US News and World Report Rankings

Extra Extra, Read All About It: University Rankings Would Be Helpful Except that They Are Currently Trash

Not all schools and programs want to be ranked. Reasonably so – it is inherently a game of winners and losers. But, given the strong desire for straightforward, accessible ‘quality’ metrics, if we had to do Rankings or ratings, how could we do better by potential students, faculty and staff, and alumni? Learn more: https://wp.me/p7l72S-8Cr I get the sense that

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US News and World Report Releases New Public Health Program Rankings – But the Only Data Are Still Peer Popularity

Even though we are a field grounded in data – and even though there are plausible ways of measuring program quality through measures of tuition, job outcomes, debt, faculty-student ratios, and the like, US News and World Report continues to simply field these (closely watched) Rankings as a mere popularity contest. What’s in a Ranking? Not as much as one might

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