2023 ‘Best Graduate Schools’

The 2023 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

  • Best Business Schools: No. 40
    • Entrepreneurship: No. 11
  • Part-time MBA: No. 27
  • Best Education Schools: No. 76
  • Best Engineering Schools: No. 57
    • Biomedical Engineering/Bioengineering: No. 41
    • Chemical Engineering: No. 56
    • Civil Engineering: No. 69
    • Computer Engineering: No. 50
    • Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engineering: No. 60
    • Materials Engineering: No. 60
    • Mechanical Engineering: No. 63
    • Nuclear Engineering: No. 22
  • Best Law Schools: No. 37
    • Business/Corporate Law: No. 41
    • Clinical Training: No. 92
    • Constitutional Law: No. 48
    • Contracts/Commercial Law: No. 53
    • Criminal Law: No. 39
    • Environmental Law: No. 16
    • Health Care Law: No. 44
    • Intellectual Property Law: No. 36
    • International Law: No. 47
    • Legal Writing: No. 104
    • Tax Law: No. 49
    • Trial Advocacy: No. 148
  • Best Medical Schools: Research: No. 35
    • Most Diverse Medical Schools: Nos. 97-125
    • Most Graduates Practicing in Medically Underserved Areas: No. 55
    • Most Graduates Practicing in Primary Care Fields: No. 91
    • Most Graduates Practicing in Rural Areas: No. 11
  • Best Medical Schools: Primary Care: No. 25
  • Best Nursing Schools: Doctor of Nursing Practice: No. 25
  • Audiology: No. 29
  • Biological Sciences: No. 37
  • Chemistry: No. 35
    • Analytical: No. 14
    • Organic: No. 22
  • Clinical Psychology: No. 56
  • Computer Science: No. 43
  • Earth Sciences: No. 40
  • Economics: No. 88
  • English: No. 69
  • Best Fine Arts Programs: No. 124
  • Health Care Management: No. 43
  • History: No. 81
  • Mathematics: No. 39
    • Algebra/Number Theory/Algebraic Geometry: No. 12
  • Nursing-Midwifery: No. 11
  • Occupational Therapy: No. 42
  • Pharmacy: No. 14
  • Physical Therapy: No. 13
  • Physician Assistant: No. 4
  • Physics: No. 74
  • Political Science: No. 89
  • Psychology: No. 80
  • Best Public Affairs Programs: No. 88
  • Public Health: No. 79
  • Social Work: No. 28
  • Sociology: No. 79
  • Speech-Language Pathology: No. 32

Best Graduate Schools includes in-depth evaluations of six academic disciplines, using a variety of statistical data as well as surveys of academic peers.

A summary of the U’s Best Graduate Schools rankings, with links to each program’s profile, can be viewed here.