The Carnegie Classification meets an important need in US higher education. Without ranking colleges or universities, it compares a broad range of criteria, and publishes data that enables researchers, policymakers and even prospective students to perform further qualitative analysis of US higher education institutions.
Research Trends Editorial Board
"Adding perspective to US higher education rankings,"
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5, Article 8.
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