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U-M is No. 2 U.S. public university, 28th overall in WSJ/THE list

September 6, 2018

U-M is No. 2 U.S. public university, 28th overall in WSJ/THE list

Topic: Campus News

The University of Michigan ranked 28th overall in a list of universities throughout the United States. The ranking was announced Wednesday by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education.

U-M maintained its ranking as the No. 2 public university.

The ranking focuses on performance indicators for student success and learning.

According to Times Higher Education, 40 percent of the overall score is based on student outcomes, 30 percent on resources, 20 percent on engagement with students and 10 percent on the learning environment.

The ranking, which has 15 individual performance indicators, also includes data on universities' revenue per student, student-to-staff ratios, graduation rates, and student diversity and inclusion.

Tags: rankings, WSJ/THE