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‘U.S. News’ to issue new global, country-level, subject-area rankings

U.S. News & World Report will release an inaugural global ranking of universities on Oct. 28.

According to an announcement by the publication, the 2015 Best Global Universities rankings will list the top 500 universities across 49 countries. U.S. News also will release rankings of the top universities in Europe, Asia, Australia/New Zealand and Latin America. There also will be country-level and subject area-specific rankings.

The rankings will be based on indicators such as global and regional reputation, academic research performance and data on faculty and doctoral graduates.

U.S. News will release comprehensive methodologies and frequently asked questions to explain the data, ranking factors, weights and calculations.