True for Your School? How Changing Reputations Alter Demand for Selective U.S. Colleges

News Coverage

Universities' National Rankings Affect Competitiveness of Application Process
Arkansas Traveler (University of Arkansas), March 12, 2014


Study: A High Rank for Colleges Can Increase Applications 
"Morse Code" Blog, U.S. News & World Report, January 23, 2014

Student happiness more influential than academic status in college rankings, study suggests
The Daily Free Press (Boston University), January 22, 2014


Research Trumps Rankings for a Wise College Choice, January 22, 2014

Happiness rankings influence choice of university
The Australian, January 20, 2014

Do college rankings really matter? Yes — in some surprising ways
Seattle Times, January 20, 2014

New Study Quantifies Impact of College Ratings
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, January 19, 2014

A Party School Ranking Could Cost a University a Drop in Enrollment
InTheCapital, January 17, 2014

College Rankings Influence Enrollment; the Real Reason University Leaders Dislike 'Party School' Label
University Herald, January 17, 2014

College Rankings Really Do Influence Which Schools Students Apply To
The Atlantic, January 17, 2014


Study Reveals The Real Reason Why Colleges Hate Party School Rankings
Huffington Post, January 16, 2014

New study quantifies impact of ratings
The Hechinger Report, January 16, 2014

Students Just Want to Be Happy
Inside Higher Ed, January 16, 2014

Your College's Reputation in Measurable Ways
The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 16, 2014

College rankings: Study finds they influence applicants
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 16, 2014