Stony Brook Ranked Among Top Universities in ‘Times Higher Education’ Magazine’s World University Rankings
University is 78th among top 200 universities based on core elements of a university’s mission – research, teaching and knowledge transfer
STONY BROOK, N.Y., September 16, 2010 – Stony Brook University has been cited as the 78th ranked University in the world in the Times Higher Education magazine’s 2010-11 World University Rankings. Stony Brook was ranked 78th among what the magazine calls the top 200 universities worldwide as ranked using “a sophisticated new methodology that constitutes the most detailed, rigorous and comprehensive study of global university performance ever undertaken.” “We would like to congratulate Stony Brook University for its performance in this year’s rigorous rankings,” said Ann Mroz, editor of Times Higher Education. “Being ranked 78 in the world top 200 is an impressive achievement. The top 200 universities in the world represent only a tiny fraction of world higher education and any institution that makes it into this table is truly world class.”
“This new ranking and methodology speaks to the quality of our faculty and students and the depth of research being conducted at the university,” said Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley, Jr., M.D.
In recent months, Stony Brook has appeared on several college rankings as an excellent academic institution with an affordable price tag and other areas of excellence:
– Stony Brook was ranked among the best Large Public Schools in the August 22, 2010 edition of PARADE Magazine, and has the lowest tuition of any of the top schools listed in the magazine’s “College A-List”.
– U.S. News & World Report ranked Stony Brook among the top 100 national universities in United States in its annual ranking of colleges. Stony Brook was one of only three State University of New York colleges to make the top 100 ranking, and the only Long Island college. Stony Brook …