Presentation on theme: "Where Does UMKC Fit in the Rankings? This presentation has been based on a presentation created by Joe Matt of the Institutional Research Office at ASU."— Presentation transcript:
Where Does UMKC Fit in the Rankings? This presentation has been based on a presentation created by Joe Matt of the Institutional Research Office at ASU.
Why pay attention to the US News Rankings? Although rankings are imprecise, metrics are important Prospective students pay attention and compare institutions on a number of indicators Schools are categorized by mission derived from Carnegie classification National Universities Offer full range of undergraduate majors, plus masters and Ph.D. programs, and emphasize faculty research 262 institutions, including UMKC Gather data from each college for up to 15 indicators of academic excellence Each factor is assigned a weight that reflects how much it matters Colleges are ranked against their peers based on their composite weighted score
US News Tier Structure Top SchoolsInstitutions ranked 1 to 130 Tier 3Institutions ranked 134 to 188 UMKC: Ranked 165 th Tier 4Institutions ranked 197 to 260