Clustering of Latin-American universities in Top10 of Ranking Web of Universities July 2020

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Jaime Eduardo Gutiérrez Ascón; Rosario del Pilar López Padilla; Lino Rolando Rodríguez Alegre; Guido Trujillo Valdiviezo, Lessner Augusto León Espinoza

Abstract

Ranking Web of Universities allows to compare the university performance, which
ranks University Education Institutions according to their web visibility, also, the web presence
and the access to the website, through a World Rank, product of the relationship with four
indicators: Presence, Impact, Openness and Excellence. In this paper, Latin-American
universities in Top10 of Ranking Web of Universities July 2020 had been characterized by
clusters to relate and compare their position on indicators through a descriptive analysis. The
report first presents information about the ranking and, then, shows the clusters formed between
World Rank and individual performances of universities in respect to indicator classification.
USP (Brazil) highlights as the university best positioned in the four Ranks: Presence, Impact,
Openness and Excellence, however, it shares this place with UNAM (Mexico) in first three
relating World Rank with every indicator rankings.

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