The UI graduate program in civil engineering was ranked No. 1 in the nation in the most recent U.S. News & World Report graduate schools rankings, released March 13. Several other UI programs received high rankings as well. As is the magazine's usual custom, many programs were not evaluated this year.
Within the 37th ranked College of Business (up five places from last year), accounting was ranked No. 4.
In the College of Education (No. 22, up one from last year), curriculum and instruction was ranked No. 6, educational psychology No. 4, elementary education tied for No. 10, secondary education tied for No. 10, special education No. 9.
In the College of Engineering, again ranked No. 5
nationally for its graduate programs: aeronautical/astronautical (7), biological/agricultural (2), computer engineering (5), electrical engineering (tied for 3), environmental engineering (3), materials (4), mechanical (7), nuclear (10).
Clinical psychology also achieved a top 10 ranking, moving up to No. 6 from No. 10 in last year's rankings.
Industrial design, a program within the MFA program, was tied for No. 10.