Ghent University
Top 56%517 points
Top 56%
Key facts and rankings

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$

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$

3. cost of room and board

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

4. 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

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
Massachusetts Institute of Technology: 1

6. 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

7. 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

8. Nobel laureats staff

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

9. 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

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

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

12. enrolled students

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

13. medical facilities

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

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: 75.7%

15. 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

16. sport facilities

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

17. 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%

18. 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

19. 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%

20. grants per year per student

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, 2017.
12042$
Dartmouth College: 61398$

21. Has a museum

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

22. 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

23. 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

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.
2.3%
University of Heidelberg: -100%

25. Is a member of the Ivy League

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, 2017.
Ghent University
5% have it

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