UT Graduate Programs Among Best in Nation

U.S. News and World Report has recognized several UT colleges and programs in its 2020 graduate school rankings.

Three UT colleges ranked in the top 30 among public institutions:

    The College of Social Work rose three spots and is now ranked 22nd.

    The Haslam College of Business is ranked 29th.

    The College of Law climbed four spots and is now ranked 30th.

“These rankings confirm the University of Tennessee’s commitment to excellence in graduate education as the state’s premier public university and its flagship higher education institution,” said Provost David Manderscheid. “Since we are a Carnegie tier one research university, our graduate students learn from the best faculty, drive innovation, solve complex societal issues, and support UT’s research mission.”

Other colleges ranked in the top 50 among public institutions: the Tickle College of Engineering is 31st, and the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences is 49th.

Eleven disciplines from across UT made the cut as being among the top 35 programs in their field, public or private:

   The Haslam College of Business’s supply chain management program rose three spots to 4th among publics and rose five spots to 5th overall.

    The Tickle College of Engineering’s nuclear engineering program rose one spot to 6th among publics and 7th overall; materials engineering rose 14 spots to 24th among publics; its aerospace-aeronautical-astronautical program is 28th among publics; and computer engineering is 30th among publics. The college also hosts a biosystems engineering and soil science department, which is run by the Herbert College of Agriculture. That program is 25th among publics and 26th overall.

    The College of Law’s clinical training program ranked 10th among publics and rose one spot to 19th overall; the legal writing program ranked 18th and the trial advocacy program ranked 16th among publics.

    The College of Nursing’s master’s program jumped 20 spots and is now ranked 20th, and its doctoral program in nursing practice is 35th.

Source: UTK

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Published June 7, 2019