U.S. News makes money from some of its biggest critics: Colleges

For more than a year, U.S. News has been embroiled in another caustic dispute about the worthiness of college rankings — this time with dozens of law and medical schools vowing not to supply data to the publisher, saying that rankings sometimes unduly influence the priorities of universities.

But school records and interviews show that colleges nevertheless feed the rankings industry, collectively pouring millions of dollars into it.

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