Academic Influence Ranking Articles

In these articles, AcademicInfluence.com ranks people and schools by influence. To construct these influence rankings, our InfluenceRanking engine analyzes and synthesizes an ever-growing body of publicly available data, using machine learning to extract insights and value.

We are therefore always learning new things from our data, finding novel ways to use our research tools, and discovering exciting ways to leverage our powerful InfluenceRanking engine. In these ranking articles, we explore the many compelling and as-yet undiscovered ways that these data and tools can be used to teach, learn, and make important educational decisions.

Influence is the encompassing metric that we use to rank colleges and universities. However, we offer you countless ways to explore this metric. We take a closer look here, discovering the most influential schools in each discipline, examining the influence of individual universities in various different time periods, and helping you find new ways of refining your college search. Learn more about the most influential schools in the world!
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50 Best Colleges & Universities of 2021

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50 Best Graduate Schools of 2021

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50 Best Research Universities for Undergrads of 2021

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50 Best Public Colleges and Universities of 2021

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50 Best Christian Liberal Arts Colleges and Universities of 2021

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50 Best Christian Colleges & Universities of 2021

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50 Best Community Colleges of 2021

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50 Best Liberal Arts Colleges and Universities of 2021

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50 Best Private Colleges and Universities of 2021

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50 Best Private Grad Schools of 2021

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50 Best Public Grad Schools of 2021

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50 Best Small Colleges and Universities of 2021

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The Best Boarding Schools in the US

Best CCCU Colleges and Universities

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The Best Colleges and Universities by Faculty Salary

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The Best Colleges and Universities for Becoming a US Governor

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Best HBCU Online Master’s Programs

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HBCU Doctoral Programs Online

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Most Influential HBCUs 2000-2020

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Most Influential Public High Schools in the US

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The Most Influential Universities in the World of 2020

The Richest Universities in North America