‘U.S. News & World Report’ ranks RIT among best graduate schools
Mar 17, 2017
by Luke Auburn
Two Rochester Institute of Technology graduate programs are ranked among the best in the nation, demonstrating the depth and breadth of quality educational opportunities available at the university.
According to U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools, RIT ranked:
Among the nation’s best engineering schools, with the Kate Gleason College of Engineering tied for 81st, moving up six spots from a year ago. U.S. News looked at programs that grant doctoral degrees, asking engineering school deans and deans of graduate programs, as well as corporate recruiters and company contacts, to rate overall quality. Indicators included student selectivity, faculty resources and research activity;
91st among the nation’s best graduate schools for business with top MBA programs for Saunders College of Business;
Tied for 33rd among the nation’s best schools offering a Master of Fine Arts, among universities offering graduate level studies in fine art. RIT ranked fourth among schools for the fine arts specialty of photography. These rankings are based solely on a peer assessment survey of 229 Master of Fine Arts programs in art and design; (ranking is retained from 2016).
America’s Best Graduate Schools, with more complete listings, is online at USNews.com.