Each ranking publication relies on a different formula, or methodology, to determine which colleges and universities it considers the “best.” This page includes links to the methodology of popular college ranking publications so you can help your students determine which factors matter to them or what information may be missing in any given ranking publication.
The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), founded in 1937, is an organization of more than 26,000 professionals from around the world dedicated to serving students as they make choices about pursuing postsecondary education.
The Internal Revenue Service recognizes the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR COLLEGE ADMISSION COUNSELING INC as a 501(c)(3) exempt organization and public charity. NACAC’s tax identification number is EIN: 26-1909449
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