Best graduate schools in the US ranked

Yale University and Harvard University boast the top two graduate schools in the US for studying law, according to a set of rankings published today by US News and World Report

March 11, 2014

The 2015 Best Graduate Schools table ranks universities in five of the largest professional graduate school disciplines: business, law, education, engineering and medicine.

The results reveal that the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania has climbed from third place to tie with Harvard University and Stanford University as the best full-time MBA programme in the country, ahead of the University of Chicago and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

“A graduate degree is a major investment of both time and money,” said Brian Kelly, editor and chief content officer of US News and World Report.

“Our Best Graduate Schools rankings are designed to help prospective students research and identify the right programmes to pursue in their field of interest.”

The full results of the 2015 Best Graduate Schools rankings are available on the U.S. News Graduate School Compass.

Below are the top 10 graduate schools for business, and for law.

Best business schools

RankInstitution
=1Harvard University
=1Stanford University
=1University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School of Business)
4University of Chicago (Booth School of Business)
5Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan School of Management)
6Northwestern University (Kellogg School of Management)
7University of California, Berkeley (Haas School of Business)
8Columbia University
9Dartmouth College (Tuck School of Business)
10New York University (Stern School of Business)

 

Best law schools

RankInstitution
1Yale University
2Harvard University
3Stanford University
=4Columbia University
=4University of Chicago
6New York University
7University of Pennsylvania
8University of Virginia
9University of California, Berkeley
=10Duke University
=10University of Michigan

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