Counseling, Criminology Keep No. 1 Ratings; 25 Place in Top 20
U.S News & World Report for 2022 ranked graduate schools and programs in public affairs, public health, and library and information studies, as well as doctoral programs in economics, English, history, sociology, political science, and criminology and criminal justice.
Dozens of University of Maryland programs earned high ratings in U.S. News and World Report’s 2022 Best Graduate School rankings released today, with seven placing in the top five and 25 in the top 20.
The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSOS) held onto its No. 1 ranking in Criminology, as did the College of Education and BSOS for their top-ranked joint program, Counseling/Personnel Services.
The magazine each year ranks education, engineering, MBA, law, medical and nursing programs, along with a rotating selection of specialty schools and programs. This year’s group of graduate schools and programs included public affairs, public health, and library and information studies, as well as doctoral programs in economics, English, history, sociology, political science, and criminology and criminal justice.
UMD’s highlights this year include:
U.S. News doesn’t rank graduate programs in the sciences and in certain health-related fields every year, and ranks online options separately; but those rankings are still available on usnews.com and labeled with the calendar year they were originally published:
The latest rankings are based on surveys of more than 2,000 programs and from reputation surveys sent to more than 24,600 academics and professionals, conducted in fall 2019 and early 2020.
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