May 15, 2013
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor reported an acceptance rate of 27.4 percent. It was really 89.1 percent.
April 16, 2013
York College of Pennsylvania is latest to admit that it wasn't submitting correct numbers. In this case, "special admits" were left out of the calculation.
February 6, 2013
After string of reports of colleges submitting false data for rankings, U.S. News may ask each campus to have a senior campus official -- someone at or near presidential level -- affirm the accuracy of data.
January 28, 2013
Bucknell becomes fifth college in a year to admit it gave out false data. Experts see recent scandals pointing to broader problems related to rankings and reputations.
January 2, 2013
Tulane sent U.S. News incorrect information about the university's business school.
November 9, 2012
George Washington U. admits that it has been submitting incorrect information on class rank for a decade.
September 4, 2012
New law school study raises questions about whether money spent on marketing has any influence on U.S. News rankings.
August 20, 2012
Emory investigation finds that staff and administrators intentionally misreported admissions data for at least 10 years and that individuals with knowledge of the data fraud did not speak up.
July 27, 2012
Presidents and admissions directors are trying to figure out who is asking a new round of questions -- and why.
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