The QS World University Rankings 2018 places Stony Brook among the top 1.4 percent of all universities in the world. More than 950 of the world’s best universities were included in the rankings.
This year’s QS World University rankings were compiled by assessing institutions on six different indicators (the full methodology can be found here). More than 75,000 academics and 40,000 employers contributed this year, while 12.3 million papers and 71.5 million citations were analyzed to measure the impact of the research produced by each university.
These six metrics were used in evaluating each school:
- Academic Reputation
- Employer Reputation
- Faculty/Student Ratio
- Citations per faculty
- International Faculty Ratio
- International Student Ratio