University of Rochester

U.S. News Lists Graduate Rankings at University of Rochester

March 31, 2000

University of Rochester programs in economics, political science, medicine, business, engineering, and music are among those listed in a variety of top graduate and professional rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report.

The College's Ph.D. program in political science was rated 10th overall, and 6th for American politics. The doctoral program in economics was listed 14th.

The School of Medicine and Dentistry was ranked 28th overall among medical schools, and ranked 16th best among primary care medical schools. In the master's/doctorate program in community health, Rochester held 5th place. The master's degree program in the School of Nursing was ranked 36th.

For this issue on America's Best Graduate Schools, the master of music program at the Eastman School of Music was ranked first. Among musical specialties, composition was rated first; conducting was first; jazz was second; opera/voice was fourth; orchestra/symphony was second; and piano/organ/keyboard was second.

The University's William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration was ranked 25th.

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences was ranked 44th.