What is Carnegie Community Engagement Classification?

The Carnegie Foundation’s Classification for Community Engagement is an elective and voluntary classification that involves data collection and documentation of important aspects of institutional mission, identify and commitments, and requires substantial effort invested by participating institutions.

What are the Carnegie research classifications?

What does Carnegie Classification mean?

Carnegie Classification Description Tier
Doctoral/Professional Universities Institutions that award at least 20 research or practice doctorates per year R3 or D/PU
Master’s Colleges and Universities: Larger Programs Institutions that award at least 50 master’s degrees per year M1

What is the purpose of Carnegie Classification?

The Carnegie Classification® has been the leading framework for recognizing and describing institutional diversity in U.S. higher education for the past four and a half decades.

What is Carnegie R1 status?

The Carnegie R1, or “Tier One,” designation is synonymous with both academic and research excellence. The designation places UTSA among the nation’s top public and private research universities, amplifying its statewide and national exposure to attract and recruit world-class faculty and top students.

What are the Tier 1 universities in USA?

Tier 1 schools include Stanford, Harvard, Princeton, Yale, MIT, UChicago, Caltech, Columbia, Brown, Northwestern, The University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth, Duke, Vanderbilt, Cornell, Johns Hopkins, and Rice.

What are tier 1 Tier 2 and tier 3 colleges?

Tier 1 colleges are those that have the best: Academics, infrastrucure, faculty, research, placements, alumni network and national/international presence. They also have high NIRF/NAAC ratings. Tier 2 colleges are those have middle level facilities of the above parameters, and tier 3 colleges fall even behind tier 2.

What makes a university an R1?

R1 universities are those that meet benchmarks in research activity and expenditures as measured by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.