Ranked: The best grad schools in America

Where does yours stand?

US news and world rankings have released their report of the best grad schools in America 2018. The prestigious analysis ranked the best business, law, engineering, education, nursing and medicine programs across the 50 states.

Ivies dominated the charts with Harvard appearing in the top three for all categories except engineering. Californian universities also make a strong appearance, with Berkeley, Stanford and UCLA all ranking highly.

The six graduate disciplines U.S. News ranks annually are evaluated on factors such as employment rates and starting salaries for graduates and standardized test scores of newly enrolled students. Because each graduate program is different, the rankings methodology varies across disciplines. For students interested in studying a specific field, U.S. News also ranks specialties within each graduate school discipline.