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Critics call college rankings ‘a joke’ — here’s why every list has a different No.1

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College rankings are ubiquitous as the school year starts. U.S. News & World Report, Niche, and Times Higher Education all released rankings in September.

The proliferation of these rankings have led some to revolt against the concept of neatly bucketing schools on lists where they are in the “top” or “bottom” of rankings, especially as top performers tend to be expensive private schools, and ballooning student debt calls into question college affordability.

Frank Bruni, a columnist at New York Times, wrote an especially damning a piece ridiculing college rankings read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com