The U.S. academic ranking system is listed but appears with a number next to it. If your nomenclature differs from this please use the numbers for reference, with 1 being the highest rank used at your institution.
Full details of the classification system and an institutional database can be found at http://carnegieclassifications.iu.edu/classification_descriptions/basic.php (opens in new browser tab). The following information is extracted from this site.
Includes institutions that awarded at least 20 research/scholarship doctoral degrees during the update year and also institutions with below 20 research/scholarship doctoral degrees that awarded at least 30 professional practice doctoral degrees in at least 2 programs.
Generally includes institutions that awarded at least 50 master’s degrees and fewer than 20 doctoral degrees during the update year.
Includes institutions where baccalaureate or higher degrees represent at least 50 percent of all degrees but where fewer than 50 master’s degrees or 20 doctoral degrees were awarded during the update year.
Includes four-year colleges (by virtue of having at least one baccalaureate degree program) that conferred more than 50 percent of degrees at the associate’s level .
Institutions at which the highest level degree awarded is an associate’s degree. The institutions are sorted into nine categories based on the intersection of two factors: disciplinary focus (transfer, career & technical or mixed) and dominant student type (traditional, nontraditional or mixed).
Institutions where a high concentration of degrees is in a single field or set of related fields.
Colleges and universities that are members of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, as identified in IPEDS Institutional Characteristics.
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Operational Level is based on administrative complexity. Select:
Operational Areas are broad classifications of functional areas within higher education institutions. The areas are based on the U.S. system so please chose the area that most closely fits with your experience.
Institutional Ranks are job titles that are based on the U.S. system. Please chose the titles that most closely align with your appointments. For example, in the UK a Vice-Chancellor would select President and a Pro-Vice-Chancellor would select Dean.
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