June 8, 2017
Topic: Campus News
The University of Michigan maintained its ranking as the top U.S. public university in the QS World University Rankings for 2017-18, and ranked 21st among all institutions on the list, moving up two spots from last year in the ranking released Thursday.
The QS World University Rankings, launched in 2004, are based on six factors: academic reputation, employer reputation, student-faculty ratio, citations per faculty, proportion of international faculty and proportion of international students.
The ranking has been expanded this year to feature 959 universities — 43 more than last year — in 84 countries.
U-M was one of 31 U.S universities in the top 100.