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Nicholas School

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Nicholas School review: 48 facts and highlights

Nicholas School
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Nicholas School

Why is Nicholas School better than the average?

  • Tuition fees per year
    ?

    32 900.00$vs44 003.00$
  • Tuition fees per year for international students
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    32 900.00$vs42 557.40$
  • Undergraduate students
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    1846vs637.87
  • Grants per year per student
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    37 400.00$vs29 130.60$
  • U.S. News rank
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    20vs24
  • Cost of room and board
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    11 770.00$vs12 503.47$
  • Students away on international exchange programs
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    3486vs976.43
  • Campus size
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    34.8km²vs10.38km²

General info

1.student to staff ratio
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A measure of the average staffing level in the university. Shows how many students fall for one staff member. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Best

School of Humanities and Sciences

5:1

2.endowment
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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, 2020.

Best

Harvard Kennedy School

32$ billion

5.6$ billion (Duke University)

3.academic staff
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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.

Best

School of Humanities and Sciences

643

144

4.alumni network
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An alumni association is an association of graduates or, more broadly, of former students (alumni). In the United Kingdom and the United States, alumni of universities, colleges, schools (especially independent schools), fraternities, and sororities often form groups with alumni from the same organization. Source: university's official website, 2020.

Best

Harvard Kennedy School

46981

3076

5.year established
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The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2020.

Best

Barnard College

1889

1991

6.Highly cited researchers
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Compiled yearly by Clarivate Analytics, the number indicates how many researchers affiliated with a university are among the top 1% most cited scholars in their fields. Source: Clarivate Analytics, 2020.

Best

MIT Whitaker College

11

2

Admissions

1.average SAT score in writing
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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, 2020.

Best

School of Computer Science

760

2.enrolled international students
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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, 2020.

Best

School of International and Public Affairs

50%

3.average composite ACT score
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The ACT (American College Testing) is a standardized test for high school achievement and college admissions in the United States. The ACT score indicates how hard it is to get into a univeristy and can also indicate the level of educational requirements. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Best

Harvard Kennedy School

33.5

4.average admission SAT score
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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, 2020.

Best

Harvard Kennedy School

1500

5.average SAT score in critical reading
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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, 2020.

Best

School of Computer Science

760

6.average SAT score in math
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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, 2020.

Best

School of Computer Science

790

Facilities

1.cost of room and board
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The approximate cost of room and board per academic year. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Best

Walter Cronkite School

11 436.00$

11 770.00$ (Duke University)

2.campus size
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Campus size in square kilometers. Source: university's official website, 2020.

Best

Nicholas School

34.8km²

34.8km² (Duke University)

3.library collection
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With a bigger library collection, the university can offer more books, magazines, online resources, etc. to its students. Source: university's official website, 2020.

Best

School of Humanities and Sciences

18075000

6340456 (Duke University)

4.medical facilities
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Source: university's official website, 2020.

Best

Harvard Kennedy School

17

5.number of museums
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Best

Johns Hopkins School of Education

4

6.sports facilities
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Source: university's official website, 2020.

Best

Harvard Kennedy School

19

Honors

1.Nobel laureats staff
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Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2020.

Best

Harvard Kennedy School

66

2.Turing Award winners
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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, 2020.

Best

School of Humanities and Sciences

28

3.Rhodes scholars
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The Rhodes Scholarship, named after Cecil John Rhodes, is an international postgraduate award for selected foreign students to study at the University of Oxford.[1] It was the first large-scale programme of international scholarships, and is widely considered the world's most prestigious scholarship. Source: university's official website, 2020.

Best

Harvard Kennedy School

332

4.Nobel laureats alumni
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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, 2020.

Best

Harvard Kennedy School

67

5.Is a member of the Ivy League
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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, 2020.

Nicholas School (Duke University)
6.Pulitzer Prize winners
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The Pulitzer Prize is a U.S. award for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature, and musical composition. Source: http://www.pulitzer.org/, 2020.

Best

Harvard Kennedy School

47

Tuition & Aid

1.tuition fees per year
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Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to the annual fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Best

Walter Cronkite School

9 720.00$

32 900.00$

2.tuition fees per year for international students
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Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Best

Walter Cronkite School

22 319.00$

32 900.00$

3.grants per year per student
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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, 2020.

Best

Harvard Kennedy School

40 000.00$

37 400.00$ (Duke University)

4.tuition fee growth rate
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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, 2020.

Best

School of Computer Science

1.79%

5.average financial aid
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A general amount of financial aid for students in millions of dollars. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Best

Harvard Kennedy School

182$ million

30.4$ million (Duke University)

Miscellaneous

1.U.S. News rank
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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, 2020.

Best

MIT Whitaker College

1

2.ARWU rank
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The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) uses six objective indicators to rank world universities. These indicators include 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, 2020.

Best

Harvard Kennedy School

1

3.Forbes rank
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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, 2020.

Best

School of Humanities and Sciences

1

4.number of partner universities
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Number of partner universities and research institutions shows how big are students' opportunities for exchanges and conducting research abroad. Source: university's official website, 2020.

Best

Nicholas School

300

5.position on Times Higher Education ranking
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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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