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UW-Madison graduate programs ranked by U.S. News and World Report

March 15, 2011 By Chris Barncard

Several University of Wisconsin–Madison graduate programs are ranked among the nation’s best in the 2012 edition of U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools.”

Not all programs are ranked every year. Those UW–Madison programs ranked this year (along with specialties ranked in the top 10 nationally) include:

  • School of Business: 28th overall.
  • School of Education: ninth overall. Specialties were ranked in administration and supervision (second), counseling and personnel services (sixth), curriculum and instruction (first), educational psychology (first), education policy (fourth), elementary education (second) and secondary education (third).
  • College of Engineering: 16th overall. Specialties were ranked in chemical engineering (sixth), industrial and manufacturing engineering (10th) and nuclear engineering (second).
  • Master of fine arts: 21st overall. Specialties were ranked in metals and jewelry (third) and printmaking (first).
  • Health sciences: rehabilitation counseling (first)
  • Law school: 35th overall.
  • School of Medicine and Public Health: In primary care, 10th overall, with a ranking in family medicine of seventh.
  • School of Nursing: 21st overall.
  • School of Veterinary Medicine: fifth overall.
  • School of Public Affairs: 14th overall. Specialties were ranked in social policy (third).

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