Dec. 22, 2017
Since 1998, Carolina has never relinquished the top spot in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s now-annual list as providing the best value in American public higher education. And the University has just been judged to be No....Read More
Sept. 12, 2017
Carolina is the fifth-best public university in the country for the 17th consecutive year, according to U.S. News & World Report. For the 13th straight time, UNC also placed first among national public universities and...Read More
March 15, 2017
UNC’s School of Information and Library Science remains a top-three program nationally among schools, degree programs and specialty areas newly ranked by U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.” Ratings...Read More
UNC continues to post high rankings in public health, medicine, nursing, business and chemistry in U.S. News & World Report‘s assessments of U.S. graduate schools.
U.S. News first ranked graduate programs in 1987, and business, education, engineering, law and medicine have been ranked annually since 1990. Those rankings are based on expert opinion about program quality and statistical indicators that measure the quality of a school’s faculty, research and students, according to the magazine. Other disciplines and specialties in the sciences, social sciences, humanities and other areas, including selected health specialties, are ranked less frequently. Those rankings are based on the ratings of academic experts.
The following programs are newly ranked by the magazine:
School of Public Health
Health care management
School of Medicine
Nursing (master’s programs)
Nursing service administration
Kenan-Flagler Business School
School of Education
College of Arts and Sciences
Sciences Doctoral Programs
School of Law
New rankings will appear in the April 9 issue of U.S. News & World Report magazine and the magazine’s “America’s Best Graduate Schools” guidebook.
Carolina has had a number of programs ranked in the periodic rankings that were not reviewed this year. Those include the School of Information and Library Science, overall, tied for first (among programs with accredited master’s degrees), ranked in 2006; and public administration: city management and urban policy, ranked sixth in 2004.
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