The National Universities rankings(opens in new tab/window) category, which include schools that offer a range of undergraduate majors, plus master's and PhD programs, now include four new metrics on the research productivity of faculty. The new metrics were calculated using Scopus Data extracted via SciVal, a solution that provides access to the research performance of institutions and their associated researchers worldwide.
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Elsevier has partnered with U.S. News and World Report to supply data for the 2024 U.S. Best Colleges Rankings(opens in new tab/window), as part of changes to their 2024 methodology(opens in new tab/window). The new methodology places greater emphasis on outcomes such as how often a school's students from all socioeconomic backgrounds earn degrees and graduate with manageable debt.
Scopus Data in U.S. News Best Colleges
U.S. News and World Report has chosen to leverage the quality and breadth of Elsevier's Scopus Data to accurately measure the research output of U.S. universities.
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