The University of Mississippi has the best professors in the country, according to an analysis from Rate My Professors.
Rate My Professors combines the average rating for professors at the schools with an overall school rating, and they only use schools with at least 30 rated professors and 30 campus ratings. It is entirely determined on reviews from students. The website used a "five-point Likert scale as well as a binary scoring system for students to rate professors," Rate My Professors said.
The 17 universities with the best faculty according to Rate My Professors:
- University of Mississippi
- University of Wisconsin - Madison
- James Madison University
- Washington University in St. Louis
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Pennsylvania State University
- Texas A&M University at College Station
- University of Georgia
- University of Notre Dame
- Vanderbilt University
- University of California Santa Barbara
- University of Texas at Austin
- Emory University
- University of Dayton
- Duke University
- Iowa State University
- Auburn University
The website also named the junior and community colleges with the best instructors, naming Santa Barbara City College, Valencia College and Chaffey College in the top three. Timothy Purnell at Montclair State University, David Faucheux at Southeastern Louisiana University and Pat Fitzsimmons at Indian River State College were named the best professors in the country by the website.
View the entire ranking for best universities at RateMyProfessors.com, and the best professors in the country.