Colorado graduate schools garner national recognition
Colleges and universities statewide scored high marks in the updated U.S. News and World Report rankings for graduate schools.
Why it matters: Top universities bring prestige, talent and revenue to the cities in which they are located and Colorado as a whole.
The methodology: U.S. News surveyed more than 2,100 programs and more than 23,000 academics and professionals to come up with its rankings.
💼 Business schools: The University of Colorado Boulder's Leeds School of Business was ranked No. 67, while the University of Denver's Daniels College of Business landed at No. 71.
⚖️ Law schools: Colorado Law at CU Boulder tied for 49th, and the University of Denver's Sturm College of Law tied for 78th.
🩺 Medical schools: University of Colorado School of Medicine ranked No. 27.
⚙️ Engineering schools: CU Boulder's College of Engineering & Applied Science landed at No. 23; Colorado Schools of Mines tied for 55th; and Colorado State University's Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering tied for 79th.
🍎 Education schools: CU Boulder's School of Education tied for 41st.
🎨 Fine arts programs: The Department of Art and Art History at CU Boulder tied for 23rd, while CSU's Department of Art and Art History tied at No. 99.
🎤 Public affairs schools: CU Denver's School of Public Affairs tied at No. 29.
🏥 Best nursing schools: The CU Anschutz Medical Campus tied at No. 23, and the University of Northern Colorado's School of Nursing tied at No. 76.
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