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CalTech Tops in College Rankings

DjokovicDjokovic Posts: 1,122Registered User Senior Member
National Universities Rankings (U.S. News & World Report College and University rankings)
Rank 1 Harvard University
Rank 2 Princeton University
Rank 3 Yale University
Rank 4 Columbia University
Rank 5 Stanford University, University of Pennsylvania
Rank 7 California Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Rank 9 Dartmouth College, Duke University, University of Chicago

Undergraduate Engineering Specialties: Engineering Science/Engineering Physics
1 California Institute of Technology
2 University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign
3 Cornell University
4 University of California
5 Virginia Tech
6 Pennsylvania State University

Graduate Engineering Specialties: Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical
1 California Institute of Technology,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
3 Stanford University
4 Georgia Institute of Technology
5 University of Michigan--Ann Arbor

Graduate Science Specialties: Chemistry
1 California Institute of Technology
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1 University of California--Berkeley
4 Harvard University
4 Stanford University

Graduate Science Specialties: Earth Science
1 California Institute of Technology
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
3 University of California--Berkeley
4 Stanford University
5 Columbia University

Graduate Mathematics
1 California Institute of Technology
1 Harvard University
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1 Stanford University
5 Princeton University
5 University of California--Berkeley

Graduate Engineering Specialties: Mechanical
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2 Stanford University, University of California--Berkeley
4 California Institute of Technology
5 University of Michigan--Ann Arbor


Graduate Engineering Specialties:Electrical / Electronic / Communications
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2 Stanford University, University of California--Berkeley
4 University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign
5 California Institute of Technology

Graduate Engineering Specialties: Chemical
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2 University of California--Berkeley
3 California Institute of Technology, University of Minnesota--Twin Cities
5 Stanford University

Graduate Science Specialties: Biology
1 Stanford University
2 Harvard University
, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of California--Berkeley
5 California Institute of Technology
5 Johns Hopkins University

Top US Colleges — Graduate Salary Statistics
NOTE: Starting Median Salary - Mid-Career Median Salary
1. Harvey Mudd College $68,900 - $126,000
2. Princeton University $58,900 - $123,000
3. Dartmouth College $54,100 - $123,000
4. Harvard University $57,300 - $121,000
5. California Institute of Technology (Caltech) $69,900 - $120,000
6. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) $68,300 - $119,000
7. Stanford University $60,200 - $119,000

Best Engineering Colleges By Salary Potential - Full List
NOTE: Starting Median Pay- Mid-Career Median Pay
1. Harvey Mudd College $68,900-$126,000
2. California Institute of Technology (Caltech) $69,900-$120,000
3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) $68,300-$119,000
4. Colorado School of Mines $61,600-$113,000
5. Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) $62,100-$111,000
6. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) $60,600-$109,000
7. Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) $62,400-$108,000
8. Georgia Institute of Technology $57,300-$105,000

Academic Ranking of World Universities - 2010
1 Harvard University
2 University of California, Berkeley
3 Stanford University
4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
5 University of Cambridge
6 California Institute of Technology
7 Princeton University
8 Columbia University
9 University of Chicago
10 University of Oxford

Academic Ranking of World Universities in Physics - 2010
1 Harvard University
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
3 California Institute of Technology
4 Princeton University
5 University of California, Berkeley
6 Stanford University
7 The University of Tokyo

Academic Ranking of World Universities in Natural Sciences and Mathematics - 2010
1 Harvard University
2 University of California, Berkeley
3 University of Cambridge
4 Princeton University
5 California Institute of Technology
6 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
7 Stanford University

Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index: California Institute of Technology - 2007
NOTE: Discipline,Rank
Biochemistry Rank 8
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Rank 5
Biophysics Rank 4
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering Rank 3
Chemical engineering Rank 2
Computer engineering Rank 2
Mechanical engineering Rank 1
Applied Physics Rank 2
Astronomy and astrophysics Rank 4
Astronomy and astrophysics Rank 3
Computational Sciences Rank 1
Computer science Rank 9
Geology/Earth Science, General Rank 3
Geology/Earth Science, General Rank 2
Physics, General Rank 5
Social Sciences, various 5

Education Center - US News Education
Best Colleges, Best College Majors, Best College Degrees
Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
Facts & Figures - The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Replies to: CalTech Tops in College Rankings

  • chuamschuams Posts: 28Registered User New Member
    According to this year's ARWU, if we choose to rank universities using their per-capita performance, the list becomes slightly different:

    1. California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
    2. Harvard University
    3. Princeton University
    4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    5. Ecole Normale Superieure - Paris
    6. University of California, Berkeley
    7. University of Cambridge
    8. Stanford University
    9. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich)
    10. University of Oxford
  • orkinmanorkinman Posts: 25Registered User New Member
    From: Times Higher Education’s list of the world’s top universities for 2010-11

    Top 200 - The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2010-2011

    1 Harvard University
    2 California Institute of Technology
    3 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    4 Stanford University
    5 Princeton University
    6 University of Cambridge
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