Evaluating universities based on the financial success of their graduates
In 2008, Forbes ranked the top billionaire universities based on a performance indicator measuring the number of billionaire graduates.
The 2008 top five billionaire universities (Farell, 2008) are:
With a a $35 billion endowment, Harvard is consistently ranked as one of the top schools in the country, being the best-funded college in the United States.
The performance of universities as centers of academic education can also be measured through other performance indicators, such as:
- % Alumni that offer their support
- # National examination score
- $ School private donations
- % Student satisfaction rate
For further examples of performance indicators, explore the Academic Education KPI examples section of the library of KPI examples available on smartkpis.com (smartKPIs.com, 2010).
Tags: Education and Training performance, Government performance, Harvard, Performance in USA, Stanford, University of Pennsylvania, Yale