Published: March 12, 2014

Graduate programs across the University of Colorado system again are lauded for excellence in the latest annual rankings from U.S. News & World Report. Research and teaching contributions by the four campuses in health care, engineering, law, education and business hold numerous spots in the 2015 edition of Best Graduate Schools (U.S. News Media Group).

A sampling of CU’s 2015 rankings (full lists available via U.S. News on March 11):

University of Colorado Boulder

No. 1: CU-Boulder’s atomic/molecular/optical physics program holds the top spot nationally.
Top 10: Other CU-Boulder programs ranking in the top 10 are ceramics (eighth), quantum physics (eighth), and aerospace engineering, environmental law, geology and physical chemistry (all ranked ninth).
Another 28 CU-Boulder schools and programs hold places on the national rankings within their fields: education policy (13), chemical engineering (14), civil engineering (15), physics (18), clinical psychology (18), environmental engineering (21), earth sciences (23), chemistry (24), speech-language pathology (25), audiology (27), School of Education (29), psychology (30), biological sciences (30), College of Engineering and Applied Science (34), electrical engineering (34), mechanical engineering (34), Leeds School of Business (39 for part-time MBA schools), computer engineering (39), computer science (40), Law School (43), political science (45), sociology (46), mathematics (46), online graduate engineering program (49), English (50), history (50), economics (53) fine arts (53) and the Leeds School of Business (80). Not all disciplines are ranked by the publication.

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