The Center for World-Class Universities of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (CWCU) "endeavors to build databases of major research universities in the world and clearinghouse of literature on world-class universities, and provide consultation for governments and universities."
"The National Research Council released A Data-Based Assessment of Research-Doctorate Programs on September 28, 2010. The report consists of a descriptive volume, and a comprehensive data table in Excel containing data on characteristics and ranges of rankings for over 5000 programs in 62 fields at 212 institutions."
A 6-volume set providing comparable information about each graduate program. Book 1. An overview -- book 2. The humanities, arts, and social sciences -- book 3. Biological sciences -- book 4. The physical sciences, mathematics, agricultural sciences, the environment & natural resources -- book 5. Engineering & applied sciences -- book 6. Business, education, health, information studies, law & social work.