2022 ‘Best Graduate Schools’

The 2022 rankings for U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools” are out. Professional university programs in business, education, engineering, law, medicine and nursing, including specialties found in each college, receive a rank each year. However, other university programs are ranked every few years.

Where the U ranks

David Eccles School of Business: No. 44

  • Entrepreneurship ranks No. 12
  • Part-time MBA ranks No. 28
  • Health Care Management ranks No. 43

College of Education ranks No. 85

College of Engineering ranks No. 58

  • Biomedical engineering/bioengineering ranks No. 38
  • Chemical engineering ranks No. 60
  • Civil engineering ranks No. 65
  • Computer engineering ranks No. 56
  • Electrical/electronic/communications engineering ranks No. 58
  • Materials engineering ranks No. 59
  • Mechanical engineering ranks No. 59
  • Nuclear engineering ranks No. 20
  • Computer Science ranks No. 43

College of Fine Arts ranks No. 124

College of Health

  • Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders (Audiology) ranks No. 29
  • Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders (Speech Language Pathology) ranks No. 32
  • Department of Occupational and Recreational Therapies ranks No. 42
  • Physical Therapy ranks No. 13

The S.J. Quinney College of Law ranks No. 43

  • Business/Corporate Law ranks No. 44
  • Clinical training ranks No. 64
  • Constitutional Law ranks No. 60
  • Contracts/Commercial Law ranks No. 53
  • Criminal Law ranks No. 30
  • Environmental Law ranks No. 10
  • Health Care Law ranks No. 32
  • Intellectual Property Law ranks No. 33
  • International Law ranks No. 58
  • Legal writing ranks No. 80
  • Tax Law ranks No. 60
  • Trial advocacy ranks No. 142

School of Medicine

  • Family medicine ranks No. 17
  • Medical primary care ranks No. 32
  • Medical research ranks No. 41
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology ranks No. 24
  • Physician Assistant ranks No. 4
  • Public Health ranks No. 90
  • Most Diverse Medical Schools ranks Nos. 91-118
  • Most graduates practicing in medically underserved areas ranks No. 60
  • Most graduates practicing in primary care fields ranks No. 88
  • Most graduates practicing in rural areas ranks No. 27

College of Mines and Earth Sciences

  • Earth Sciences ranks No. 41

College of Nursing

  • Doctor of nursing practice ranks No. 23
  • Master’s ranks No. 30
  • Midwifery ranks No. 11

College of Pharmacy ranks No. 14

Public Affairs ranks No. 83

College of Science

  • Algebra/Number Theory/Algebraic Geometry ranks No. 12
  • Biology ranks No. 62
  • Chemistry ranks No. 32
  • Mathematics ranks No. 34
  • Organic Chemistry ranks No. 18
  • Physics ranks No. 61

Social Sciences & Humanities

  • Department of Economics ranks No. 95
  • Department of History ranks No. 81
  • Department of Psychology ranks No. 75
    • Clinical Psychology ranks No. 56
  • Department of Sociology ranks No. 79
  • Department of English ranks No. 69
  • Department of Political Science ranks No. 89

College of Social Work ranks No. 44

The rankings are based on a number of factors including expert opinions about program excellence and statistical indicators that measure the quality of a university’s students, faculty and research.

The rankings will also be featured in the "Best Business Schools 2022” guidebook.

To see the full list of rankings, visit usnews.com/best-graduate-schools.