September/October 2020

A Note on Methodology: 4-Year Colleges and Universities

To establish the set of colleges included in the rankings, we started with colleges in the 50 states that are listed in the U.S. Department of Education’s Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Then, we winnowed that list to include only the schools that have a 2018 Carnegie basic classification of doctoral, master’s, and baccalaureate… Read more »