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USA California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

MoocLab Rating:
3.25/5,
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    Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering research and education institution, where extraordinary people seek answers to complex questions, discover new knowledge, lead innovation, and transform our future. Caltech's mission is to expand human knowledge and benefit society through research integrated with education. The Institute's professorial, research, and other faculty investigate the most challenging, fundamental problems in science and technology in a singularly collegial, interdisciplinary atmosphere, while educating outstanding students to become creative members of society.

    Caltech's scientific, engineering, and technological contributions have earned national and international recognition, including the 32 Nobel Prizes awarded to its faculty and alumni. With one of the nation's lowest student-to-faculty ratios, Caltech offers a rigorous science and engineering curriculum for approximately 1,000 undergraduates and 1,300 graduate students. Caltech's 124-acre campus is located in Pasadena, California. The Institute also manages the Jet Propulsion Laboratory for NASA, and owns and operates large-scale research facilities such as its world-renowned seismological laboratory and a global network of astronomical observatories that includes the Palomar Observatory and the W. M. Keck Observatory. Caltech is an independent, privately supported university.
  • Caltech have partnered with Coursera and edX to deliver online courses to learners across the globe.

    Learn new skills, pursue your interests or advance your career with these short online courses from Caltech:

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  • THE 2020:
    #2
    QS 2020:
    #5
    ARWU 2019:
    #9
    WURMP 2020:
    #77
    Information about the World University Rankings
    World university rankings can be used as an indicator of a university's prospects and prestige. Ranking publishers use different performance indicators such as teaching quality, research quality or the ratio of staff to students to place higher education institutions in order of success and impact. Results across the different rankings will vary according to the measures used and the importance they place on the different performance indicators.

    The rankings listed above are taken from three of the most trusted World University Rankings publishers with the addition of the first ever World University Rankings by MOOC Performance published by MoocLab.

    Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE)
    The Times Higher Education World University Rankings focus on 5 core areas: Teaching (30%); Research (30%); Citations (30%); International outlook (7.5%); and Industry Income (2.5%). See their methodology

    QS World University Rankings (QS)
    The QS World University Rankings evaluate universities based on Academic Reputation (40%), Employer Reputation (10%), Faculty/Student Ratio (20%), Citations per faculty (20%), International Faculty Ratio and International Student Ratio (5%). See their methodology

    Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
    The Academic Ranking of World Universities ranks universities according to Quality of Education (30%), Quality of Faculty (40%), Research Output (20%), and Per Capita Performance (10%). See their methodology

    World University Rankings by MOOC Performance (WURMP)
    MoocLab's World University Rankings by MOOC Performance rank universities based on 5 performance indicators that measure an institution’s performance across the number of MOOCs provided (10%), the provision of learning pathways (15%), micro-credentials (20%), degrees (20%) and the institution's average world ranking (35%). See the methodology
  • Location:
    1200 E California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91125, United States

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