UW Law School improves in US News & World Report ranking

The 2013 U.S. News and World Report's "Best Graduate School" rankings have been announced. University of Wisconsin Law School is ranked 33rd in the nation. Last year, the Law School was ranked 35th overall.

"We're proud of all of our graduate programs and particularly pleased that once again many have been rated so highly," says Provost Paul M. Deluca Jr. "It's yet another indication of the great work that is being done at UW-Madison." 

Not all programs are ranked every year. Those UW-Madison programs ranked this year include:

  • School of Business: 34th overall for full-time MBA, and tied for 19th overall for the part-time MBA program.
  • Economics: Tied for 13th overall. Ranked specialties include econometrics (tied for 10th), industrial organization (tied for eighth), international economics (tied for sixth), labor economics (eighth) and public finance (10th).
  • School of Education: 10th overall. Ranked specialties include administration and supervision (second), counseling and personnel services (tied for fourth), curriculum and instruction (first), education policy (fourth), educational psychology (first), elementary education (third), secondary education (fifth), and special education (10th).
  • College of Engineering: 18th overall. Ranked specialties include chemical engineering (tied for sixth), industrial and manufacturing engineering (tied for seventh), and nuclear engineering (third). The College of Engineering was also ranked eighth in Best Online Options.
  • English: Tied for 17th.
  • History: Tied for 14th. Ranked specialties include African history (first), Latin American history (third), modern U.S. history (tied for sixth), women’s history (second).
  • Law School: Tied for 33rd overall.
  • Library and Information Systems: 16th overall. Ranked specialties include archives and preservation (10th) and services for children and youth (fourth).
  • Political Science: 15th overall. Ranked specialties include American politics (13th) and international politics (10th).
  • Psychology: Tied for ninth overall. Specialties were ranked in developmental psychology (tied for fifth).
  • School of Medicine and Public Health: 29th in research and tied for 14th in primary care. Ranked specialties include family medicine (sixth).
  • Sociology: Tied for first. Ranked specialties include economic sociology (tied for second), sex and gender (tied for second), social stratification (first), sociology of population (second).

For more on the rankings, visit usnews.com.

Submitted by Law School News on March 13, 2013

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