Columbia

Universities in Columbia, USA - Rankings & Reviews

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Universities in Columbia

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8 universities in Columbia are listed in 22 different university rankings (by institution) as well as 4 different subject specific rankings. 5 of these universities are listed in at least one institution or subject specific ranking.

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Oldest university in Columbia:
University of South Carolina was founded in 1801
Largest university in Columbia:
University of South Carolina with 35364 students
Nobel prize laureates:
George P. Smith (University of Missouri, 2018)
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Columbia
  • 05 Nov, 2020: Latest Best Schools by Majors (Social Science) from Payscale . Stephens College in position #157.
  • 10 Oct, 2020: Publication of NTU North America. University of South Carolina with highest ranking among universities in Columbia ranked #122.
  • 10 Oct, 2020: Latest NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers from NTU ranking. 2 universities from Columbia appear in this ranking.
  • 23 Sep, 2020: Publication of QS Global MBA Ranking. University of Missouri ranked #141.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Columbia

#1
Communications & Media Studies
(QS World University Rankings By Subject)
#45 
#16 
University of Missouri
#2
Nursing
(QS World University Rankings By Subject)
#51 
#18 
University of Missouri
#3
Social Work
(NTU by Subject (2019))
#93 
#43 
University of South Carolina
#4
Mechanical Engineering
(ARWU by subject)
#151 
#119 
University of Missouri
#5
Biological Sciences
(NTU by Subject (2019))
#184 
#55 
University of Missouri

Student satisfaction: 3.7 / 5.0 (228 reviews) Click to rate
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#103  #79  4icu - Top English-Speaking Universities [01 July, 2020]
#117  #79  4icu - World Ranking [01 July, 2020]
#149  #133  America's Best Value Colleges 2019 [01 January, 2019]


Student satisfaction: 3.5 / 5.0 (56 reviews) Click to rate
#196  #196  THE US Colleges [01 January, 2019]

#800  #817  THE US Colleges [01 January, 2019]

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Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (132 reviews) Click to rate
#720  #678  MONEY Best Colleges [25 August, 2020]
#67  #46  World University Ranking 2020 - US & Canada [21 September, 2020]

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (198 reviews) Click to rate
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#148  #100  4icu - Top English-Speaking Universities [01 July, 2020]
#195  #100  4icu - World Ranking [01 July, 2020]
#284  #258  America's Best Value Colleges 2019 [01 January, 2019]


Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (134 reviews) Click to rate
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#7

Allen University

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (105 reviews) Click to rate
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#8

Columbia International University

Student satisfaction: 3.6 / 5.0 (38 reviews) Click to rate


Key Facts about Columbia

Time: GMT +0

Living costs for students in Columbia:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 81* (19% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 63* (37% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 81* (19% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 0.00
  • Plug Type A
    • Residential voltage: 120 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz
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FAQ

University of Missouri ranks #1 in Columbia in our meta ranking composed of 110 university rankings.

Among all universities in Columbia University of South Carolina is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 19 rankings where University of South Carolina is listed.

University of Missouri is ranked best in Columbia for Journalism & Media Studies. See all rankings for the University of Missouri.

University of Missouri is ranked best in Columbia for Medicine & Health. See all rankings for the University of Missouri.

University of South Carolina is ranked best in Columbia for Social Studies & Humanities. See all rankings for the University of South Carolina.

University of Missouri is ranked best in Columbia for Engineering. See all rankings for the University of Missouri.

University of Missouri is ranked best in Columbia for Natural Sciences. See all rankings for the University of Missouri.

Ranking publishers

4icu

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British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Forbes

Criteria used in ranking -America's Best Value Colleges 2019:
Rank on Forbes 2018 Top Colleges ranking 20%
Student debt 20%
Alumni earnings 20%
Net price 20%
Graduation rate 10%
Pell Grant recipients 10%

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Kiplinger

Criteria used in ranking -Kiplinger's Best College Values:
Quality Criteria 55%
Cost Criteria 45%

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MONEY

Criteria used in ranking -MONEY Best Colleges:
Quality of education 33.33%
Affordability 33.33%
Outcomes 33.33%

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NTU ranking

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Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -NTU North America:
Research productivity 25%
Research impact 35%
Research Excellence 40%

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RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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StuDocu

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Wallstreet Journal USA & THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE US Colleges:
Outcomes 40% (employability)
Resources 30%
Engagement 20% (teaching)
Environment 10% (diversity)

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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