The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education Ranking 2017 was just released. The rankings emphasize how well a college will prepare students for life after graduation. The overall ranking is based on 15 factors across four areas: Outcomes, Resources, Engagement and Environment. Each school’s overall score is determined by student outcomes (including a measure of graduate salaries), the school’s academic resources, how well it engages students and from the diversity of the students and staff.
THE TOP TEN: Schools that achieved the highest overall scores in the ranking:
2. Columbia University
3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Stanford University
5. Duke University
6. Yale University
7. California Institute of Technology
8. University of Pennsylvania
9. Princeton University
10 Cornell University
Dr. Paul Reginald Lowe is the managing director of Pinnacle Educational Center Admissions Advisors Group network. He and his team of admissions advisors, through the admissions affiliate, Ivy League Admissions Advisors help students gain admissions to Ivy League and high selective colleges and universities.