A new ranking from U.S. News & World Report attempts to measure schools’ value and efficiency by weighing their overall score in the publication’s Best Colleges ranking against the amount of money they spend per student. The Best Colleges list often stirs up controversy, in part because the highest-ranked universities tend to have the highest price tags.
Could this new efficiency measure breathe some fresh life into the annual rankings? What do you think? How valuable are college rankings these days? Weigh in on the poll below, and feel free to offer additional thoughts in the comments thread.