Understanding Our Consensus Scores
Publisher ConsensusA school’s average rating score from the most respected college rankings publishers.
Student ConsensusA school’s average student review score from around the web.
College ConsensusThe combined average of a school’s Publisher Consensus and Student Consensus scores.
Publisher Rating Sources
- Academic Ranking of World Universities
- Center for World University Rankings
- Forbes and CCAP - America’s Top Colleges
- Top Universities - QS World University Rankings
- U.S. News - National Liberal Arts Colleges Rankings
- U.S. News - National Universities Rankings
- U.S. News - Regional Colleges Midwest Rankings
- U.S. News - Regional Colleges North Rankings
- U.S. News - Regional Colleges South Rankings
- U.S. News - Regional Colleges West Rankings
- U.S. News - Regional Universities Midwest Rankings
- U.S. News - Regional Universities North Rankings
- U.S. News - Regional Universities South Rankings
- U.S. News - Regional Universities West Rankings
- Wall Street Journal And Times Higher Education College Rankings
Student Review Sources
The College Consensus Team
Founder / Senior Editor
Designer / Developer
Eric Phillips has worked on numerous projects centered around higher education. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Georgia Southern University57
Carrie Sealey-Morris has been a writer and editor for a number of higher education websites. Carrie is a graduate of the University of New Mexico-Main Campus53 where she earned a B.A. in American Studies. She currently lives in North Carolina with her husband and three little girls.