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Mason ranked 70th nationally by Times Higher Ed

September 3, 2020   /   by Mariam Aburdeineh

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George Mason University is ranked 70th in the United States in the latest World University Rankings by Times Higher Education.

Mason also ranked in the 251-300 group among 1,527 institutions evaluated in 93 countries and regions.

Times Higher Education uses its world rankings to create its U.S. assessment of 181 institutions. Mason’s 251-300 rank puts it in a group of 12 ranked together behind 59 U.S. institutions with individual rankings and 10 others ranked 200-251.

Times Higher Education evaluated institutions using 13 performance indicators spread across five categories, including teaching (the learning environment), research (volume, income and reputation), citations (research influence), international outlook (staff, students and research) and industry income (knowledge transfer). Teaching, research and citations each accounted for 30% of the scores, while international outlook accounted for 7.5%. Industry income was 2.5%.