Academic Influence Ranking Articles

In these articles, 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!