UT Austin’s Graduate Studies Ranked Among Best in Nation by U.S. News
- Apr 28, 2023
The University of Texas at Austin remains a globally-renowned institution and one of the country’s leading public universities, according to the latest edition of “Best Graduate Schools” from U.S. News & World Report.
In this iteration of U.S. News’ rankings, 37 of UT Austin’s schools, programs and specialties earned a Top 10 placement in the nation. The magazine ranks programs on an alternating basis, bringing UT Austin’s total to 53 graduate schools and specialty programs in the Top 10 when combined with previous years.
“UT Austin is the flagship university in the state and region, as well as one of the country’s preeminent institutions for graduate studies,” said President Jay Hartzell. “Our commitment to bettering life for individuals and society is evident through our continued pursuit of excellence in graduate education. UT’s world-class faculty and our position within one of the world’s leading technology ecosystems in Austin help our graduate students find fulfilling career opportunities and go on to solve some of society’s most pressing challenges.”
Placing the university squarely among the premier institutions in the nation, UT Austin has Top 10 specialties in more than a dozen colleges and schools, along with four specialty programs coming in at No. 1: Accounting, Latin American History, Petroleum Engineering and Sociology of Population.
Six of the university’s graduate colleges rank in the Top 10: the School of Information (No. 5); the Cockrell School of Engineering (No. 7); the Steve Hicks School of Social Work (No. 7); Jackson School of Geosciences (No. 7), ranked under Earth Sciences; Pharmacy (No. 7); and the LBJ School of Public Affairs (No. 10).
The McCombs School of Business has seven specialties ranked in the Top 10, and the College of Education offers six programs ranked in the Top 10.