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Barnard College review: 51 facts and highlights

Barnard College
Barnard College
47
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Why is Barnard College better than the average?

  • Crime rate campus
    0.67%vs0.92%
  • Academic staff
    375vs188.93
  • Year established
    1889vs1933.2
  • Undergraduate students
    2390vs637.87
  • Percentage of male students
    49%vs46.08%
  • U.S. News rank
    11vs24
  • Forbes rank
    5vs20.79
  • ARWU rank
    8vs22.2

Key facts and rankings

General info

1.crime rate campus

0.67% (Columbia University)

Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

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0.02%

2.academic staff

375

Number of academic staff. Data is obtained from national agencies such as National Ministry of Education, National Bureau of Statistics, National Association of Universities and Colleges, National Rector's Conference.

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643

3.year established

1889

The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2019.

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Barnard College

1889

4.endowment

7.6$ billion (Columbia University)

A financial endowment is a transfer of money and/or property donated to an institution. In the United States, the endowment is often integral to the financial health of educational institutions. Alumni or friends of institution sometimes contribute capital to the endowment. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

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32$ billion

5.highly cited researchers

0

The number of highly cited researchers in 21 subject categories. These individuals are the most cited within each category. Thomson Reuters, which did the data crunching for THE, combed through 6 million journal articles published over a five-year period, and then calculated how many times those articles were cited by other scholars. Source: Thomson Reuters, 2019.

Best

MIT Whitaker College

11

6.double degree programs

5

Double degree programs give you the opportunity to do part of your studies abroad. Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

School of International and Public Affairs

20

Admissions

1.percentage of female students

51% (Columbia University)

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university is regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

Mandel School

86%

2.number of applicants

5440

A high number of applicants can indicate that a university is in high demand and has a good overall image and reputation.

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Barnard College

5440

3.percentage of male students

49% (Columbia University)

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university is regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

School of Computer Science

75%

4.average SAT score in math

745 (Columbia University)

The SAT is a standardized test for college admissions in the United States. SAT scores indicate how hard it is to get in to a university and can also indicate the level of educational requirements. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

School of Computer Science

790

5.percentage of asian students

12% (Columbia University)

Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

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24.1%

6.graduate students

0

A high number of Masters and PhD students can indicate that the university has a research focus. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

School of Humanities and Sciences

2224

Facilities

1.dorm capacity

5200 (Columbia University)

The number of students that can be hosted in dormitories. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

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13815

2.campus size

1.21km² (Columbia University)

Campus size in square kilometers. Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

Nicholas School

34.8km²

3.library collection

12311766 (Columbia University)

With a bigger library collection, the university can offer more books, magazines, online resources, etc. to its students. Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

School of Humanities and Sciences

18075000

4.cost of room and board

11496$ (Columbia University)

The approximate cost of room and board per academic year. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

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11436$

5.medical facilities

1 (Columbia University)

Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

Harvard Kennedy School

17

6.Has university dormitories
Barnard College

The university has its own halls of residence available for students. These can provide an exciting social life, and sometimes work out cheaper than private accommodation.

Honors

1.Is a member of the Ivy League
Barnard College

The Ivy League is an athletic conference composed of sports teams from eight private institutions of higher education in the Northeastern United States. The conference name is also commonly used to refer to those eight schools as a group. The term Ivy League also has connotations of academic excellence, selectivity in admissions, and social elitism. Source: university's official website, 2019.

2.Academy Awards winners

20 (Columbia University)

The Academy Awards, now officially known as The Oscars, are a set of awards given annually for excellence of cinematic achievements. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Barnard College

20

3.Turing Award winners

2 (Columbia University)

The ACM A.M. Turing Award is an annual prize given by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) to an individual selected for contributions of a technical nature made to the computing community. The Turing Award is recognized as the highest distinction in Computer science and Nobel Prize of computing. Source: ACM A.M. Turing's website, 2019.

Best

School of Humanities and Sciences

28

4.Nobel laureats staff

60 (Columbia University)

Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2019.

Best

Harvard Kennedy School

66

5.Nobel laureats alumni

22 (Columbia University)

The total number of the alumni of an institution winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals. Alumni are defined as those who obtain bachelor, Master's or doctoral degrees from the institution. Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2019.

Best

Harvard Kennedy School

67

6.fields medals winners

1 (Columbia University)

The Fields Medal, officially known as International Medal for Outstanding Discoveries in Mathematics, is a prize awarded to two, three, or four mathematicians not over 40 years of age at each International Congress of the International Mathematical Union (IMU), a meeting that takes place every four years. Source: IMU's website, 2019.

Best

Harvard Kennedy School

5

Tuition & Aid

1.tuition fees per year

44300$

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to the annual fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

Walter Cronkite School

9720$

2.tuition fees per year for international students

44300$

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

Walter Cronkite School

22319$

3.tuition fee growth rate

2.7%

A lower growth rate for tuition fees indicates that the cost of studying at the university is not increasing too quickly year on year. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

School of Computer Science

1.79%

4.grants per year per student

37608$ (Columbia University)

The average amount of funding that is available for a student per academic year (grants, scholarships and/or financial aid given to eligible students). Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

Harvard Kennedy School

40000$

5.average financial aid

28.1$ million (Columbia University)

A general amount of financial aid for students in millions of dollars. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

Harvard Kennedy School

182$ million

Miscellaneous

1.U.S. News rank

11 (Columbia University)

The U.S. News World's Best Universities rankings, based on the QS World University Rankings, evaluated schools in countries such as the United Kingdom, Australia, China, and more, and identified these to be the world's top universities. Source: U.S. News, 2019.

Best

MIT Whitaker College

1

2.Forbes rank

5 (Columbia University)

According to the Forbes' annual list of America’s 650 Top Colleges. The rankings focus on the things that matter the most to students: quality of teaching, great career prospects, high graduation rates and low-levels of debt. Source: Forbes, 2019.

Best

School of Humanities and Sciences

1

3.ARWU rank

8 (Columbia University)

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) uses six objective indicators to rank world universities, including the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, number of highly cited researchers selected by Thomson Scientific, number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index - Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and per capita performance with respect to the size of an institution. Source: ARWU, 2019.

Best

Harvard Kennedy School

1

4.number of partner universities

150 (Columbia University)

Number of partner universities and research institutions shows how big are students' opportunities for exchanges and conducting research abroad. Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

Nicholas School

300

5.position on Times Higher Education ranking

14 (Columbia University)

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual ranking published by the British magazine “Times Higher Education”. Information is supplied by Thomson Reuters and provides performance based data. Main ranking indicators are based on the universities' core missions- teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

Best

School of Humanities and Sciences

2

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