University of Wisconsin–Madison

UW Law School ranked 34th in U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News and World Report has ranked University of Wisconsin Law School 34th among the nation’s law schools, the magazine announced today.

UW Law School joins other UW-Madison graduate programs that ranked among the nation’s best in the 2019 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools.”

“Our graduate schools provide students the opportunity to learn from and be mentored by world-class faculty who encourage curiosity and creativity,” says William Karpus, dean of UW-Madison’s Graduate School. “I am proud of the faculty and staff who work hard to prepare our students for careers in their chosen fields as well as inspire them to continue learning by asking questions.”

Not all programs are ranked every year. View last year’s rankings.

The UW-Madison programs ranked this year include:

Business: 35th for top MBA program; 22nd part-time MBA program (six-way tie). Ranked specialties: Accounting, 40th.

Education: 3rd. Ranked specialties: rehabilitation counseling 1st (two-way tie); curriculum and instruction 2nd; educational administration and supervision 2nd (two-way tie); educational psychology 2nd; education policy 3rd; student counseling and personnel services 3rd (three-way tie); elementary education 4th; secondary education 5th; special education 8th; higher education, 20th.

Engineering: 22nd (two-way tie). Ranked specialties: Biological/agriculture 12th (three-way tie), biomedical 24th (four-way tie), chemical 10th (two-way tie), civil 17th (four-way tie), computer 12th (three-way tie), electrical 16th (three-way tie), environmental 18th (five-way tie), industrial 6th (three-way tie), materials 16th (four-way tie), mechanical 17th (six-way tie), nuclear 4th.

Health Specialties: 46th in public health (eight-way tie), physician assistant 15th (six-way tie), social work 13th (four-way tie), veterinary medicine 8th.

Law: 34th. Ranked specialties: Clinical training 33rd (seven-way tie), health care law 32nd (four-way tie), international law 27th (four-way tie), trial advocacy 43rd (12-way tie).

Medicine: 27th in medical research (two-way tie), 16th in primary care. Ranked specialties: Family medicine 8th (two-way tie), radiology 20th (two-way tie), surgery 22nd. Nursing: 24th for schools with a doctor of nursing practice (four-way tie).

Public Affairs: 25th (eight-way tie). Ranked specialties: Health policy and management 9th (two-way tie), public management and leadership 20th, public policy analysis 15th, social policy 5th (two-way tie).

Read the full U.S. News rankings.

Submitted by Law School News on March 12, 2019

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