Ghent University
Top 34%92 points
Top 34%
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Ghent University: 29 facts and highlights

1. tuition fees per year

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to the annual fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
817$
Aarhus University: 0$
53
0

2. tuition fees per year for international students

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
817$
Weizmann Institute of Science: 0$
40
0

3. year established

The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2017.
1817
University of Oxford: 1096
39
0

4. cost of room and board

The approximate cost of room and board. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
4805$
Bauman Moscow State Technical University: 0$
38
0

5. US News rank

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, 2017.
148
MIT: 1
36
0

6. academic staff

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.
1069
University of British Columbia: 10186
36
0

7. library collection

With a bigger library collection, the university can offer more books, magazines, online resources, etc. to its students. Source: university's official website, 2017.
4000000
Australian National University: 65500000
35
0

8. position on Times Higher Education ranking

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.
93
California Institute of Technology: 1
35
0

9. Nobel laureats staff

Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2017.
1
Harvard University: 66
35
0

10. ARWU rank

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, 2017.
85
Harvard University: 1
34
0

11. Nobel laureats alumni

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, 2017.
1
University of Cambridge: 78
34
0

12. enrolled students

Enrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
36000
University of Rome La Sapienza: 128963
34
0

13. medical facilities

Source: university's official website, 2017.
1
University of California, San Francisco: 34
33
0

14. percentage female students

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
56%
United Arab Emirates University: 75.70%
32
0

15. sport facilities

Source: university's official website, 2017.
1
Texas A&M University: 30
31
0

16. endowment

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, 2017.
0.55$ billion
Harvard University: 32$ billion
30
0

17. extracurricular activities

A wide range of extracurricular activities, like sports, drama, choir classes, research trips, ect. shows that university supports not only academical interests of students but also their hobbies. Source: university's official website, 2017.
42
Pennsylvania State University: 1200
30
0

18. percentage male students

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
44%
Tokyo Institute of Technology: 86%
30
0

19. enrolled international students

The percentage of international students among all students show if the university is attractive abroad and the level of diversity. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
10%
London School of Economics: 52%
30
0

20. grants per year per student

An average amount of grants and financial aid given to a student. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
12042$
Dartmouth College: 61398$
29
0

21. Has university dormitories

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.
Ghent University
80% have it
28
0

22. highly cited researchers

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, 2017.
4
Stanford University: 103
27
0

23. Has a museum

Source: university's official website, 2017.
Ghent University
78% have it
27
0

24. tuition fee growth rate

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, 2017.
2.30%
University of Heidelberg: -100%
27
0

25. staff with PhD

What percent of the university staff have PhDs. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
36%
Colorado State University: 99%
25
0

26. double degree programs

Double degree programs give you the opportunity to do part of your studies abroad. Source: university's official website, 2017.
1
Polytechnic University of Catalonia: 95
25
0

27. students away on international exchange programs

A student exchange program is a program where students from a secondary school or university study abroad at one of their institution's partner institutions. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
660
University College Dublin: 5000
25
0

28. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
3
University of Rome La Sapienza: 21
25
0

29. companies established by graduates

With a high number of companies established by graduates, you can assume that the faculty encourages entrepreneurship. Source: Forbes Global 2000, 2017.
0
Harvard University: 17
24
0

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