VCU programs perform in national rankings

Mary McLean, Contributing Writer

VCU has 19 graduate programs ranked in the top 50 in the country, according to the latest rankings by U.S. News & World Report. Three of those programs rose in the rankings from last year.

VCU’s graduate sculpture program placed at No. 1, above Yale University and the Maryland Institute College of Art. The School of Education rose six spots to No. 20, the largest increase of any school in the top 50. The School of Social Work and the Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs each climbed five spots to No. 25 and No. 39, respectively.

The graduate program for Nurse Anesthesia was No. 1, while fine arts placed at No. 2. VCU was ranked 157th among national universities, tied with seven other schools, including Oklahoma State University and the University of Rhode Island.

A full list of VCU’s graduate school rankings is available at US News & World Report.

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