Yesterday, the Office of Alumni Relations shared various responses from university leadership regarding GW’s change in position to ‘unranked’ on U.S. News and World Report‘s college rankings.
The same day, The Washington Post published this article by Valerie Strauss, which provides more details on how rank statistics are calculated and potential flaws in the system.
“Many — probably a majority — of high schools don’t give class ranks, raising questions about the significance of this data point for the rankings, and about whether other schools have accurately reported on this,” Strauss says.
Alumni are encouraged to read this article. As always, the Office of Alumni Relations appreciates hearing from the alumni community and having the opportunity to address your concerns.
To read the full article, click here.