A strong showing for graduate programs in latest U.S. News and World Report rankings

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Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine ranks 15th among its peers nationwide according to rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report, with several other specialties and programs achieving similarly strong results.

WSU’s veterinary college is tied with Michigan State University and the University of Illinois for the 15th spot in this year’s ranking, part of the larger assessment of the country’s Best Graduate Schools. The college netted a 3.2 / 5 assessment based on a survey of academics at peer institutions, with one rating as marginal and five as outstanding.

Also among WSU’s rankings:

  • The College of Nursing ranked 27th for its Doctor of Nursing Practice program out of 169 programs nationwide
  • The Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture ranked 85th in the Best Engineering Schools category, with the computer engineering, electrical engineering and materials sciences programs improving in the rankings compared to last year

A complete list of graduate-level rankings for WSU is available on U.S. News and World Reports website.

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