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Education Data and Statistics

The Education Data and Statistics guide lists frequently used popular sources of quantitative summary data and microdata from the United States and the world.

College Rankings

  • U.S. News and World Report (U.S. News and World Report began ranking colleges in 1983 and released rankings every other year until 1987 when it converted to annual rankings)
    • print holdings: current volume in Trustee Reading Room Reference (DR), Firestone . Previous years (from 2012 on) in ReCAP. Call number LB2331.63 .A46
  • The Fiske Guide to Colleges (and its predecessors) and Barron's Profiles of American Colleges are among the other popular publications that utilize rating systems. Search in the library catalog for print holdings.