The Princeton Review: Gourman Report is a ranking guide for undergraduate programs and professional programs in American and International Universities. Dr. Jack Gourman is the author of the ranking guide. The Princeton Review (TPR) is a for-profit U.S. company that offers private instruction and tutoring for standardized achievement tests, in particular those offered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS), such as the SAT, GRE, LSAT, GMAT, and MCAT. The company was founded in 1982 and is based in...
"Gourman tried his best to do a good rankings book the first time around, and after he was seriously criticized for it, he figured it wasn't worth the expense or effort to put much work into it in the future," Dr. Webster says.
Those factors, he says, are facilities, administration policies, the relationship between professors and administrators, support of faculty members, cooperation among professors, methods of communication between professors and the administration, the openness of the administration, the use of consultants and committees to solve problems, attitudes about scholarly research, and the overall cooperation of the administration.
Gourman says he computes a college's overall score by averaging those he assigns to each of the institution's majors.
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