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U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools features NMSU programs on 2022 list

  • By Tiffany Acosta
  • 575-646-3929
  • tfrank@nmsu.edu
  • Apr 05, 2021
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U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools 2022 rankings have been released, and several New Mexico State University graduate programs have been recognized. 

Graduate programs in the College of Education, College of Engineering, College of Business, College of Health and Social Services and College of Arts and Sciences were ranked this year.  

U.S. News & World Report ranks professional school programs in business, education, engineering, law, medicine and nursing along with area specialties annually. The list of best graduate schools includes in-depth evaluations of six academic disciplines, using a variety of statistical data as well as surveys of academic peers. The methodology states the rankings are based on two types of data: expert opinions about program excellence and statistical indicators that measure the quality of a school’s faculty, research and students.

NMSU graduate departments with programs ranked in the top 200 include:

– Education: Tied-125

– Engineering: Tied-149

– Nursing (Master’s): Tied-139 and (Doctor of Nursing Practice): Tied-109

– Biological Sciences: Tied-175

– Chemistry: Tied-154

– Computer Science: Tied-133

– Economics: Tied-120

– English: Tied-131

– Fine arts: Tied-135

– Mathematics: Tied-117

– Physics: Tied-124

– Psychology: Tied-181

– Public affairs: Tied-164

– Public health: Tied-123

– Social work: Tied-121

– Speech language pathology: Tied-170 

For a complete list of rankings, visit www.usnews.com/grad.