Annual Report 2010

The UI in the national rankings

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How does Iowa stack up?

Iowa’s graduate programs rank highly, which makes a significant difference when it comes to planning for the future of our state and nation.

“These outstanding graduate programs provide the foundation for the next generation of professionals in many fields,” UI Graduate College Dean John Keller said. “Iowa’s commitment to graduate education continues to produce top researchers, professors and leaders for the state, nation and world.”

U.S. News ranks 17 UI programs among top 10 in nation

U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) ranks 17 University of Iowa graduate degree programs among the 10 best in the country when compared to other public universities, with four UI programs continuing to rank in first place. The following table is a compiled list of the most recent rankings.

Rank Graduate Program College
1 Speech-Language Pathology—master’s
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
1 Nursing Service Administration—master’s College of Nursing
1 Nursing Specialty—Gerontological College of Nursing
1 Audiology—master’s, Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
2 Printmaking College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
2 Social Psychology College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
3 Physical Therapy—master’s, Ph.D. Carver College of Medicine
4 Rehabilitation Counseling—master’s/doctorate College of Education
5 Nursing—Anesthesia, master’s College of Nursing
6 Nursing Specialty—Nurse Practitioner: Pediatric College of Nursing
7 Master of Fine Arts program in art and design College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
7 Fine Arts Specialty—Painting/Drawing, master’s College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
8 Clinical Psychology—Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
8 Education Specialty—Higher Education Administration College of Education
9 Nursing—master’s College of Nursing
10 Education Specialty—Student Counseling & Personnel Services College of Education
10 Engineering Specialty—Environmental/Environmental Health College of Engineering