Times Higher Education (THE) has placed Clark University no. 7 on its list of the World’s Best Small Universities, up from number 12 last year. The ranking, released August 3, includes 20 universities in 15 different countries; Clark is one of only four small U.S. schools included.
Times Higher Education states that Clark’s small size “is intended to make for a positive learning experience with a high faculty to student ratio,” and that “Clark University students are well placed for internships, professional placements and jobs after graduation.”
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The average number of students at the schools on the World’s Best Small Universities list is 3,258; Clark’s enrollment for the 2017-18 academic year was 3,153. By contrast, the average number of students at the colleges and universities on the world rankings list is 25,000. To be eligible to be ranked among the World’s Best Small Universities, academic institutions must appear in THE’s World University Rankings 2018, teach more than four subjects, and have fewer than 5,000 students.
THE is the leading provider of higher education data for the world’s research-led institutions.