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Why Academic Influence?

Innovative Ranking Technology

Our college rankings provide meaningful insights for your education. AcademicInfluence.com ranks colleges and academics using innovative machine learning to identify academic impact. We rank schools based on the faculty and alumni who are influential over 24 academic disciplines.

Influential People Matter

People are the foundation of our college rankings. We help you find highly cited, inspiring experts in over 24 disciplines, and the schools they are affiliated with. The colleges and universities that have histories of hiring and graduating influential people rise to the top.

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