This worldwide survey by The Economist lists dozens of schools across a wide variety of metrics (click on the school name to see the criteria employed). The United States figures prominently.
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This list for New Jersey is according to US News & World Report, along with other states’ rankings. Find out if any Jersey City high school appears among the high achievers. Charter schools and magnet schools also included.
Broken down into 32 broad subject categories, subdivided by faculty rank, and arranged by Carnegie Classification, Median Salaries of Tenured and Tenure-Track Professors at 4-Year Colleges, 2014-15 provides a snapshot of pay levels across various disciplines and types of institutions. Compare these data with Median Salaries of Higher-Education Professionals, 2014-15; Median Salaries of Senior College Administrators, 2014-15; and Salaries of Hourly Workers in Higher Education Rise by 2%.
Whether you agree with these rankings, or even with the process of ranking programs, these lists are used by prospective students, parents, and others in the higher ed sector. Among the categories available are best in business, nursing, social sciences, and library science.
The good folks at the Oxford University Press have compiled a list of words of the year culled from various sources around the world.