Georgia not only has some of the best colleges in the nation, but it also has some of the top ones in the world. In fact, two Atlanta institutions have made the top 100 in the Times Higher Education's World University Rankings 2017-18 list.
Emory University was No. 98, down 16 spots from the previous year. Last year, it tied with Dartmouth College, the U.K.’s University of Warwick and Germany’s Technical University of Berlin, which placed 89th, 91st and 92nd, respectively, this year.
According to the Times website, the global university ranking is the only one of its kind to judge a multitude of world class universities across several core missions.
Analysts examined 1,000 institutions from 77 countries and scored them based on 13 calibrated performance indicators grouped in five categories, including teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income.
Indicators such as staff-to-student ratio, reputation survey and international collaboration were among the 13 studied.
Both Georgia universities are consistently recognized as prestigious colleges and have ranked among the nation’s best universities, the South’s best colleges and the best in Georgia in multiple studies.
Here’s how Georgia Tech and Emory scored across each category:
Industry income: 60.2
International Outlook: 75
Industry income: 42.3
International Outlook: 53.3
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