Gourman Report

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The Gourman Report (ISBN 9780679783749) is Dr. Jack Gourman's ranking of undergraduate, professional, and graduate programs in American and International Universities. It has been criticized for not disclosing criteria or ranking methods,[1][2] as well as for reporting statistically impossible data, such as no ties among schools, school rankings in each subcategory (administration, faculty, library, alumni, etc.) which are identical to the overall rankings, narrow gaps in scores with no variation in gap widths, and ranks of nonexistent departments.[3] The Princeton Review, a for-profit publisher of achievement tests and college guidebooks, publishes the Gourman Report.[1] The most recent edition dates to 1997.

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  1. ^ a b Selingo, Jeffrey (1997-11-07). "A Self-Published College Guide Goes Big-Time, and Educators Cry Foul". Chronicle of Higher Education. Archived from the original on 2007-12-15. Retrieved 2008-02-05. 
  2. ^ O'Reilly, Charles; O'Reilly, Rosella (March 1987). "The Gourman report: Misinformation about the quality of graduate social work education". Research in Higher Education 27 (1): 85. doi:10.1007/BF00992307. 
  3. ^ Bedeian, Arthur G. (January 2002). "Caveat Emptor: The Gourman Report". The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist.