U.S. News & World Report has announced that it has moved George Washington University to the category of "unranked" colleges. The announcement follows an admission by the university last week that it had been for years inflating the percentage of new students who graduated in the top 10 percent of their classes. A blog post by Robert Morse, who directs rankings surveys for the magazine, explained the rationale for the switch in the university's category. But the blog post did not explain -- and Morse declined to explain -- why George Washington was moved to the "unranked" group while that has not happened to other colleges that have in the last year admitted sending the magazine incorrect data.
- Another college admits that it gave 'U.S. News' incorrect data
- Tulane sent incorrect information to 'U.S. News' for rankings
- 'U.S. News' Adds Surveys That Could Alter Methodology
- 'U.S. News' announces shift in methodology but provides few details
- More Momentum Against 'U.S. News'
- 'Manipulating,' Er, Influencing 'U.S. News'
- Growing Challenge to 'U.S. News'
- What would it really take to be in the 'U.S. News' Top 20?
Search for Jobs