Below are the 2012-2013 Times Higher Education World Rankings of my alma mater, Northwestern University, and current university for graduate studies, the University of Michigan. In a previous post, both social work and higher education are ranked #1 at Michigan.
Northwestern University - 19th Place
2012 Word Reputation: 35th Place
With Ann-Margret, Warren Beatty and Charlton Heston among its alumni, Northwestern's annual musical revue, Waa-Mu, has launched scores on the thespian path. A private university on the shores of Lake Michigan, its 240-acre campus accommodates more than 16,000 students taught by around 2,500 staff.
University of Michigan - 20th Place
2012 World Reputation: 12th Place
A month before he was elected President, John F. Kennedy came to Michigan and first endorsed the ideal of public service abroad for young Americans that later found expression in the Peace Corps. In 2009, enrolments across 28 schools and colleges on three campuses numbered 58,089, and the institution had amassed 1,400 student organisations and 8 million library books.