SBU scores high in US News graduate school rankings

Stony Brook graduate schools and programs have again been rated impressively in the U.S. News and World Report annual graduate school rankings. In the 2020 edition of Best Graduate Schools, Stony Brook University was named a top school in both Engineering and Medicine.

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The College of Engineering and Applied Sciences rose from being ranked 66 in 2018 to 64 (tie) as a Best Engineering School. Several engineering graduate programs in the school jumped in ranking from last year: Electrical Engineering (69 to 55); Chemical Engineering (72 to 69); Materials Science (50 to 41); and Mechanical Engineering (70 to 52).

The Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University was ranked #56 (tie) in the Research category as a Best Medical School, a ranking of one step above last year.

Stony Brook’s highest ranked graduate program is the Physician Assistant Program in the School of Health Technology and Management — which rose from 16 when ranked in 2015 to 15 in the current ranking.

The School of Social Welfare rose eight places from 2018, from 59 to 51 on the current list.

For a complete list of the rankings and methodology of the 2020 Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News, see this link.

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