Georgetown ranked #8 of most stressful schools in the country

As we gear up for the finals countdown, the Daily Beast published a list of the top 25 most stressful schools in the country, ranking Georgetown eighth. Washington University in St. Louis came in first place, followed by University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University, Harvard, Northwestern, Brown, and Wesleyan. The gallery also included crime rankings for each school, […]

GW bumped from 51 to “unranked” in U.S. News for inflating data

Take a look at the U.S. News & World Report website today, and you’ll no longer see a ranking number for our neighbors at George Washington University. In previous years at 51st place, now GW is “unranked” on the website, due to their misreported class ranking data of incoming students. Earlier this month, a disclosure […]

The Chronicle: Georgetown isn’t quite in the Smug Elitism Club

Tired of rankings yet? Georgetown, after failing to break the top 20 in U.S. News rankings yet again, (Go convince Charles Deacon that the CommonApp is not the devil and ask our donors to give a couple billion more to the school) receives another round of beating from the Chronicle of Higher Education’s data. The Chronicle released a study […]

Georgetown rises back to #21 in U.S. News & World Report

Today, U.S. News & World Report released its list of college rankings, with Georgetown University as 21st out of National Universities. We’ve seen 22nd place last year, we’ve even gone so far as 23rd in years past. It’s good to be back. Emory University beat us to the punch, scoring 20th place. BUT WHY? We’ll just stick […]

Forbes to Georgetown: You’re fired

Update: As commenter Toby so astutely pointed out, the Forbes ranking lumps all colleges together, while U.S. News lists us under the “national university” category. If you look at our Forbes ranking as a “research universities,” we’re #19. No so bad… Yesterday, Forbes magazine released its list of “America’s Top Colleges.” Georgetown, which ranks #21 […]

Princeton Review justifies its existence, ranks colleges

Iiiiiitttt’s that time again: College ranking season is upon us! To kick off the 2012 season of ranking our nation’s finest institutions of higher learning, Georgetown is now America’s No. 2 best college town, according to Princeton Review. Now the prize is really for that collection of townhouses surrounding Thirds and Rhino, but we’ll take […]