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Department rates high in 2011 ARWU university rankings

In the latest Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), the University of Minnesota School of Mathematics was ranked #11 in the world overall, and #3 among public US universities. Began in 2003, ARWU reviews over 1000 world-class universities on the following criteria:

  • number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals,
  • number of highly cited researchers selected by Thomson Scientific,
  • number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science,
  • number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index - Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index,
  • and per capita performance with respect to the size of an institution.

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