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U-M grad programs do well in latest USN&WR "Best" rankings

PSC Announcement

03/19/2013

Although the latest US News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” list placed the University of Michigan 29th in its national university rankings, U-M grad schools fared much better under the ranking system used.

In particular, rankings for the following specialty areas of graduate education may be of interest to the PSC community:

Sociology of population ranked #1.

Social policy (Ford School) ranked #1.

Sociology of social stratification ranked #3.

Public health ranked #4.

All USN&WR rankings

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