Monday, July 20, 2015

UNO Ranked Among World's Top Universities

Aerial view of University CenterThe University of New Orleans is ranked among the top 1,000 universities in the world and the top 229 in the United States, according to a new list by the Center for World University Rankings. Only five Louisiana institutions made the list.

UNO ranks 609 in the world and 182 in the nation, according to the 2015 edition of the rankings. The top five global universities are Harvard, Stanford, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge and Oxford. The United States is the most heavily represented nation on the list with 229 institutions, followed by China (83), Japan (74), the United Kingdom (65), Germany (55) and France (49).

The Center for World University Rankings publishes the only global university ranking that measures the quality of education and training of students, as well as the prestige of the faculty members and the quality of their research without relying on surveys and university data submissions. The center uses eight objective indicators to rank the world's top 1,000 universities: quality of education, alumni employment, quality of faculty, publications, influence, citations, broad impact and patents.

The University of New Orleans is a major research university located in one of the world's most fascinating cities. For more than 50 years, it has been one of the city's foremost public resources, offering a diverse set of world-class, research-based programs, advancing shared knowledge and adding to the city's industry, culture and economy. Since 1958, UNO has educated students from all 64 Louisiana parishes, all 50 states in the United States and more than 130 countries. Today UNO offers more than 40 undergraduate and pre-professional programs and more than 35 graduate programs.

In addition to providing consultation for governments and universities, the Center for World University Rankings aims to provide the most comprehensive university rankings available, which are trusted by students, academics, university administrators and government officials from around the world.

See the entire 2015 World University Rankings.

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