NUST MISIS Strengthens Its Positions in U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings by Subject

NUST MISIS has improved its ranking by 63 spots in the U.S. News Best Global Universities by Subject: materials science, taking 220th place among 1,250 universities ranked from 74 countries.

NUST MISIS is second best in the materials science subject ranking among Russian universities in the ranking, only behind Lomonosov Moscow State University. NUST MISIS is top however among the 12 university-participants of the 5-100 Project included in the ranking.

Also, for the first time, the University has entered the U.S. News Ranking by Subject: physics, taking 534th place.

The prestigious annual ranking is composed by the American media corporation U.S. News & World Report, and has strict selection criteria focusing mainly on universities` academic research and global reputation. To enter the ranking, a university has to be included in the top-250 based on the results of the Clarivate Analytics’ global reputation survey, or to have no less than 1,500 publications in the Web of Science Core Collection database for the 2011-2015 time period.

The U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings has been published for American universities for more than 30 years, and the 2018 international ranking is the fourth global ranking published. 1,250 universities from 74 countries were included in the ranking.