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University Rankings

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by rockbox, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. rockbox

    rockbox Around before clutchcity.com

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    Take that BigTexx.:grin:

    I like this ranking because it doesn't take admission statistics as part of the criteria like some of the other rankings do.

    http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/world-university-rankings/2011-2012/top-400.html

    1 California Institute of Technology United States
    2 Harvard University United States
    2 Stanford University United States
    4 University of Oxford United Kingdom
    5 Princeton University United States
    6 University of Cambridge United Kingdom
    7 Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States
    8 Imperial College London United Kingdom
    9 University of Chicago United States
    10 University of California, Berkeley United States
    11 Yale University United States
    12 Columbia University United States
    13 University of California, Los Angeles United States
    14 Johns Hopkins University United States
    15 ETH Zürich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich Switzerland
    16 University of Pennsylvania United States
    17 University College London United Kingdom
    18 University of Michigan United States
    19 University of Toronto Canada
    20 Cornell University United States
    21 Carnegie Mellon University United States
    22 University of British Columbia Canada
    22 Duke University United States
    24 Georgia Institute of Technology United States
    25 University of Washington United States
    26 Northwestern University United States
    27 University of Wisconsin-Madison United States
    28 McGill University Canada
    29 University of Texas at Austin United States
    30 University of Tokyo Japan
    31 University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign United States
    32 Karolinska Institute Sweden
    33 University of California, San Diego United States
    34 University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
    35 University of California, Santa Barbara United States
    36 University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
    37 University of Melbourne Australia
    38 Australian National University Australia
    38 University of California, Davis United States
    40 National University of Singapore Singapore
    41 Washington University in St Louis United States
    42 University of Minnesota United States
    43 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States
    44 New York University United States
    45 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Germany
    46 École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Switzerland
    47 London School of Economics and Political Science United Kingdom
    48 University of Manchester United Kingdom
    49 Brown University United States
    49 Peking University China
     
  2. brantonli24

    brantonli24 Member

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    Well, at least LSE isn't in the 80s any more.
     
  3. Yao11

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    UH was ranked a lot lower than I thought they would.
     
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  4. da_juice

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    I'm surprised no Science Po.
     
  5. RedRedemption

    RedRedemption Contributing Member

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    UH is not a good school. Lol.
     
  6. BleedRocketsRed

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    Top 350 in the world is pretty good tho
     
  7. BleedRocketsRed

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    35 University of California, Santa Barbara United States


    That is shocking to me. Always thought UCSB is a party school.
     
  8. Yonkers

    Yonkers Contributing Member

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    Wow, apparently the UC system is much better than the UT system.
     
  9. torque

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    UCSB is a great school. Emory all the way down at 75 :(
     
  10. Xerobull

    Xerobull You son of a b!tch! I'm in!
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    UT #29? Surprising.

    UMASS here, #64, higher than I anticipated.
     
  11. AbbasNasib

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    According to this ranking it appears as though they are the best system in the world.
     
  12. Tenchi

    Tenchi Contributing Member

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    What do the rankings matter anyway? It's more of what you do with it. ;)
     
  13. Pizza_Da_Hut

    Pizza_Da_Hut I put on pants for this?

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    BS rankings don't really matter.
     
  14. arno_ed

    arno_ed Contributing Member

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    The university were I work is at 75. Second best in the Netherlands, for such a small University a good ranking
     
  15. rockbox

    rockbox Around before clutchcity.com

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    Is that surprising? The state of Texas isn't really known for supporting education.
     
  16. A_3PO

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    Purdue is 98? Ouch!
     
  17. mylilpony

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    are these the ap or coache's rankings?
     
  18. ChrisBosh

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    I'm an elitist, top 20!!!!!
     
  19. Yak

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    UT at 29
    A&M at 164

    lol.

    looks like I made the right decision.
     
  20. JuanValdez

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    University of Chicago #9 :)
    Rice University #72 :p
     

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