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NMSU among U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities 2020

New Mexico State University was recognized on the sixth annual U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities 2020 rankings. NMSU is among 1,500 institutions in 81 countries listed, and this year NMSU tied for 710th.


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According to the U.S. News & World Report, NMSU is listed on the Best Global Universities 2020 rankings. The list features 1,500 institutions from 81 countries. (NMSU photo by Josh Bachman)

NMSU also was listed on three subject rankings; 143rd in space science, tied for 474th in engineering and tied for 477th in plant and animal science.

The rankings are based on 13 indictors measuring academic research performance along with global and regional reputations. Rankings indicators are weighted to determine the formula, and they include global research reputation (12.5 percent), regional research reputation (12.5 percent), publications (10 percent), books (2.5 percent), conferences (2.5 percent), normalized citation impact (10 percent), total citations (7.5 percent), number of publications that are among the 10 percent most cited (12.5 percent), percentage of total publications that are among the 10 percent most cited (10 percent), internal collaboration (5 percent), percentage of total publications with internal collaboration (5 percent), number of highly cited papers that are among the top 1 percent most cited in their respective field (5 percent) and percentage of total publications that are among the top 1 percent most highly cited papers (5 percent).

To view the complete list visit https://www.usnews.com/education/best-global-universities/rankings.