Find out more about THEDataPoints

THEDataPoints is designed with the forward-looking and growth-minded institution in mind

February 2, 2017

How it works

Built upon the 500,000+ datapoints that comprise the THE’s global university database, THEDataPoints is the strategic dashboard that you need to keep your finger on the pulse of your institutional performance.
THEDataPoints is a single, cloud-based, interactive platform for your institution’s data, accessible from
anywhere and online.

Key Features

Built upon the THE global database of 500,000+ data points and over 1,300 institutions, growing monthly and annually
- Framed by THE performance indicators, including rankings and other critical measures of performance, with credibility globally
- Showcases both stand-alone and comparative performance, helping you identify strengths and weaknesses on your institution’s performance
- Immediate takeaways for strategic planning, further internal investment analysis, or to frame a high profile funding or marketing case

Institutions featured in the THE World University Rankings

THEData+ provides an informed overview of how your university compares to similar institutions also in the rankings.

Institutions yet to feature in the THE World University Rankings

THENewData provides an insight into your institution’s characteristics and is based on the same analysis as our World University Ranking. Even if you are not currently ranked, you can benchmark against those that are.

Our rankings methodology

The data behind our rankings is based on institutional data submitted via our portal, the Academic Reputation Survey and Scopus data provided by the 12.1 million papers in the Elsevier database. This data forms the 13 metrics that feed into the 5 pillars of the rankings to give you an accurate and credible picture of your global performance. This data can be used to build a better understanding of your institution and its peers – potential partners or competitors – that you want to compare with in a global context. The THE World University Rankings have expanded to include approximately 1,000 institutions this year. We are committed to increasing our global view year on year to ensure our Rankings remain the most complete in the world.

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Get a high-level analysis of how your institution is performing
See how your institution ranked against others across the 5 pillars in different regions, countries and worldwide, helping you identify your strengths and weaknesses

Our metrics allow you to drill down to the granular data behind the rankings, allowing you to identify opportunities for investment within your institution.

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