Penn Nursing and Wharton Business School take top spots on college rankings

The physical therapy program in the College of Health is ranked No. 20. But the School of Nursing itself was in a celebratory mood. “This reflects the excellence of our faculty, the commitment of our academic leaders and the high quality of our students”.

The UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering ranked 13th nationally, up four spots compared to a year ago; among public universities, the school is listed as the 8th best.

UNC’s nursing master’s program ranked 17th and its doctoral program ranked 20th. Its pediatric practitioner for primary care program finished second, and its doctor of nursing practice for anesthesia program was ranked third. The business school MBA in health care administration program is a part of the Robbins Institute for Health Policy and Leadership, the foundation for health care-related initiatives in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business.

The University of Maryland also placed highly in the nursing school rankings, finishing 10th on both lists.

The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is ranked among the top programs in the country (22) and the School of Public Health and Health Professions also remains top-rated (31).

UF Wertheim College of Engineering moved up to tie at No. 42 nationally. The Stern School of Business at New York University and the Anderson School of Management at the University of California at Los Angeles tie at No. 3. It also is ranked as the 24th best public law school. The annual “America’s Best Graduate Schools” report began in 1990. USU has declined to participate in rankings in recent years.

Tulane’s Freeman School of Business school did not make the list for 2017 or 2018.

UF College of Medicine held firm its No. 40 ranking among 140 medical schools in the country, and is ranked No. 16 among medical schools at public universities.

“The University of CT is a great research university because it has both world-class scholars and world-class graduate students”, Holsinger said.

The magazine issues annual rankings for law, business, engineering, nursing and medical schools.

“This ranking is an indication of a maturing School of Engineering with an improving reputation”, Matsumoto said. -Ph.D. program is training the next generation of physician-scientists to conduct high-impact research and translate discoveries into better clinical care.

To rank medical schools, the magazine annually examines those fully accredited by either the Liaison Committee on Medical Education or the American Osteopathic Association, according to its website.

In sociology UNC ranked 6th, with Duke 15th.

Throughout the past decade, the number of applicants to UConn’s graduate programs has grown steadily – from 8,400 in 2006 to 12,200 in 2016 – and that trend is expected to continue.

Finally, UNC’s School of Library and Information Science ranked third in its field, behind only public-university competitors in IL and Washington.

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