Columbia University no longer submitting data to US News college ranking

Columbia University announced Tuesday that it will no longer submit data to U.S. News and World Report for its rankings of undergraduate schools.

“We remain concerned with the role that rankings have assumed in the undergraduate application process, both in the outsized influence they may play with prospective students, and in how they distill a university’s profile into a composite of data categories,” according to a release shared by the school’s Office of the Provost, citing Provost Mary Boyce and other administrators. “Much is lost in this approach.”

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