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BU Ranks 37th Among Global Universities, Social Sciences and Public Health Ranks 25th

October 30th, 2014 in SSW in the Media

141016-large-globalu-badge-graphicSocial Sciences and Public Health at Boston University ranked 25th in the U.S News & World Report’s “Best Global Universities Rankings” for 2015. “Social Sciences and Public Health” includes various topics related to people and organizations, including social work. U.S News & World Report ranks universities based on reputation, research, citations, highly cited papers, international collaborations, and other indicators. U.S News ranked Boston University 37th.

This isn’t the first time BUSSW has excelled in national and global rankings. BUSSW’s Online Program was ranked #13 in the nation by the Best MSW Programs. For two years in a row, World University Rankings named BU’s health and medical education programs, including social work, among the top 100 worldwide. Also, BUSSW ranked 16th in U.S News & World Report’s last Social Work Graduate Program Ranking Report, released in 2012.

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Times Higher Education Puts BU 22nd of Top 100 Health, Clinical Programs Worldwide

November 13th, 2013 in SSW in the Media

For the second year in a row, BU’s health and medical education programs have been named among the top 100 worldwide in the 2013–2014 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, conducted by Thomson Reuters. The influential survey ranked BU 22nd for clinical, preclinical, and health programs, an advancement from 29th place last year.

The ranking applies to the School of Medicine, the School of Public Health, the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Sargent College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, and the School of Social Work, according to Thomson Reuters.

The Times Higher Education (formerly part of the Times of London) uses 13 criteria to compile the ratings. The criteria are grouped in five areas—teaching, international outlook, research, research income from industry, and citations of faculty research. The rankings examine research influence by tracking the number of times a university’s published work is cited by scholars globally. This year Thomson Reuters examined more than 50 million citations to 6 million journal articles published over five years in assembling the rankings, according to the Times website.

(via BU Today – see the full article here.)

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