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College Consensus

By combining the results of all of the most reputable college ranking publishers and thousands of real student reviews from around the web, College Consensus provides the most accurate and comprehensive ranking of a school's reputation and quality available anywhere.

Understanding Our Consensus Scores

Publisher Consensus

A school’s average rating score from the most respected college rankings publishers.

Student Consensus

A school’s average student review score from around the web.

College Consensus

The combined average of a school’s Publisher Consensus and Student Consensus scores.

Publisher Rating Sources

The College Consensus only utilizes reputable national and international college ranking systems which publish the raw scores behind their rankings. These currently include:

Student Review Sources

College Consensus only utilizes reputable student review sites which include an overall review score for each school. These currently include:

The College Consensus Team

Jeremy Alder

Founder / Senior Editor

Jeremy Alder

Jeremy Alder has developed and managed several websites focused on higher education and career development. A Texas native, Jeremy graduated from The University of Texas at Austin 75 before heading east to Duke University 82 for graduate school. He currently resides in North Carolina with his four kids.

Eric Phillips

Designer / Developer

Eric Phillips

Eric Phillips has worked on numerous projects centered around higher education. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Georgia Southern University 61. He lives in Hawaii with his wife and three kids.

Carrie Sealey-Morris

Managing Editor

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Carrie Sealey-Morris has been a writer and editor for a number of higher education websites. Carrie is a graduate of the University of New Mexico-Main Campus 52 where she earned a B.A. in American Studies. She currently lives in North Carolina with her husband and three little girls.

Tammie Cagle

Business & MBA Editor


Tammie Cagle has enjoyed writing and editing on multiple education websites specifically focused on the business and management sector. Born and raised in Texas, Tammie received her bachelor’s degree from Texas A & M University-College Station 71 in 2002. In 2012, she graduated from Marylhurst University with her MBA. She currently lives in Houston with her husband and two children.

Carol Baker

Social Media & Marketing Manager


Carole Baker has worked in higher education for over 15 years as a researcher and editor. She is currently completing her doctorate at Duke University 82.