New US System of College Ratings (Obama’s Proposal)


It is finally here! President Obama’s proposed system to rate colleges and universities in the US. Based primarily on educational outcomes and performance metrics, instead of research endeavors, the focus of other national and international rankings, this system will hopefully motivate institutions to look at how well they are serving society through their academic programs.

Review the press release/report which includes metrics proposed here: New college ratings framework-invitation-comment

Press releases:

Washington Post

Inside Higher Ed

US News and World Report