UB Grad Programs Ranked among America’s Best by U.S. News

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BUFFALO, N.Y. — Several University at Buffalo graduate and professional schools — including UB engineering, medicine, law, business and nursing schools — were recognized as among the best in the country by U.S. News and World Report in its annual ranking of “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” released today.

“We’re proud that UB’s graduate schools and programs continue to rise in the ranks of nationally lauded programs,” said UB Provost Satish K. Tripathi. “The university’s faculty, students, staff and alumni share credit for the successes of these programs and for the university’s considerable international prominence.”

The UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences again is ranked as one of the best medical schools in America — moving up four spots from last year to No. 55 among the nation’s best medical schools in production of medical research. Nearly 150 medical schools were considered for the ranking.

“Our students and faculty are beginning to benefit from the implementation of the UB medical school’s transforming strategic plan to enrich our educational, research and clinical programs,” said Michael Cain, dean of the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

Other UB health science schools and programs to earn top rankings include the UB School of Nursing (No. 79), audiology program (No. 16) speech-language pathology program (No. 25) and the clinical psychology program (No. 43) in UB’s College of Arts and Sciences.

UB’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences continues to be ranked in the U.S. News top tier, earning a No. 52 ranking among 200 schools of engineering considered by the magazine. UB’s engineering school also distinguished itself in the U.S. News ranking of engineering disciplines: No. 26 in industrial engineering; No. 27 in civil engineering; No. 41 in chemical engineering; No. 67 in mechanical engineering; and No. 75 in electrical engineering.

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