University of Basel
Top 61%457 points
Top 61%
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University of Basel: 24 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.
1519$
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.
1519$
Weizmann Institute of Science: 0$

3. year established

The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2017.
1460
University of Oxford: 1096

4. 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.
121
Massachusetts Institute of Technology: 1

5. 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.
3000000
Australian National University: 65500000

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.
317
University of British Columbia: 10186

7. 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.
142
California Institute of Technology: 1

8. Nobel laureats staff

Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2017.
2
Harvard University: 66

9. 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.
83
Harvard University: 1

10. enrolled students

Enrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
12955
University of Rome La Sapienza: 128963

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.
7
University of Cambridge: 78

12. graduate students

A high number of Masters and PhD students can indicate that the university has a research focus. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
2000
University of Barcelona: 36036

13. undergraduate students

Undergraduate education is an education level taken in order to gain one's first tertiary degree. When you're studying at bigger university you have better possibilities of networking and usually an access to better resources. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
9000
University of Rome La Sapienza: 108648

14. percentage of female students

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university is regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
55%
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.
0.58$ billion
Harvard University: 32$ billion

16. 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.
20%
London School of Economics: 52%

17. percentage of male students

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university is regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
45%
Tokyo Institute of Technology: 86%

18. alumni network

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, 2017.
5000
University of Illinois at Chicago: 600000

19. 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.
University of Basel
80% have it

20. Has a museum

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

21. 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.
8
Stanford University: 103

22. 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.
University of Basel
5% have it

23. staff with PhD

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

24. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
2
University of Rome La Sapienza: 21

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