UI has multiple top-10 programs in this year’s rankings
Monday, April 8, 2024

Forty-one University of Iowa colleges and programs were recognized among the best in their field in the U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings. Four of these programs received a top-10 ranking in this year’s report, which will be released in two parts.

Each year, U.S. News ranks professional school programs in a variety of disciplines, including business, education, engineering, law, medicine, nursing, and public health. Most rankings were published on April 9, but rankings for medicine, engineering, and clinical psychology will be released later. U.S. News has not set a date; this story will be updated when the additional rankings are released.

Iowa continues to excel in its rankings, with 21 colleges and programs among the top 25 in the nation, according to their most recent ranking.

Below are all UI colleges and programs included in the graduate school rankings.

2. Audiology (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

3. Rehabilitation counseling (College of Education)*

4. Nursing anesthesia (College of Nursing)

4. Clinical nurse leader MSN (College of Nursing)*

4. Pediatric primary care DNP (College of Nursing)*

5. Speech-language pathology (CLAS)

7. Gerontology, acute care DNP (College of Nursing)

7. Printmaking (CLAS)*

11. Student counseling (College of Education)

14. DNP family nurse practitioner (College of Nursing)

14. Health Care Management (College of Public Health)*

17. Environmental health sciences (College of Public Health)

20. Biostatistics (College of Public Health)

22. Higher education administration (College of Education)

22. Doctor of nursing practice

22. Health policy and management (College of Public Health)

23. Fine arts (CLAS)*

24. Contracts/commercial law

24. College of Pharmacy

25. Business, part-time MBA (Tippie College of Business)

25. College of Public Health

28. Business/corporate law

30. College of Education

30. Statistics (CLAS)*

33. Environmental and environmental health engineering

34. Constitutional law

34. Criminal law

35. Accounting (Tippie College of Business)

35. Library and Information Studies (Graduate College)*

36. College of Law

36. Industrial, manufacturing, and systems engineering

39. Psychology (CLAS)*

40. English (CLAS)*

41. Sociology (CLAS)*

46. Political science (CLAS)*

48. History (CLAS)*

50. Nursing, master’s degree

51. Civil engineering

53. Economics (Tippie College of Business)*

54. Tax law

55. Mathematics (CLAS)*

56. Mechanical engineering

58. Biological sciences (CLAS)*

59. International law

60. Social work (CLAS)

62. Intellectual property law

67. Chemical engineering

67. Health care law

67. Chemistry (CLAS)*

67. Physics (CLAS)*

69. Biomedical engineering

70. Environmental law

70. Earth science (CLAS)*

71. Computer engineering

75. Engineering

75. Electrical and electronic communications engineering

77. Computer science (CLAS)

95. Clinical training law

99. Public affairs (Graduate College)

103. Trial advocacy law

Rankings with an asterisk (*) were not evaluated this year, but represent the college or program’s most recent ranking.