The results of the first rating of Russian universities according to Forbes have been published.
The best universities in the rating were evaluated according to 10 parameters, divided into three groups: the quality of education, the quality of graduates and the Forbes factor, which takes into account the «elite» of the educational institution.
The data of monitoring of the activity efficiency of higher education institutions provided by the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation were taken as a basis. The rating methodology takes into account not only the quality of education, but also statistical data on the employment of graduates, their demand in the regions. Besides, Forbes studied the biographies of more than 1600 representatives of the Russian elite – participants of the Forbes list and their children, leaders of private and state companies, officials and deputies.
Kursk state medical university ranks 1st among 48 medical institutions of higher education in Russia, 32nd out of more than 600 universities which took part in the rating, and is the only university of Kursk included in the first hundred.