PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

About

Penn State Shines in U.S. News Grad School Rankings

Penn State ranked highly in a number of different areas in the 2012 U.S. News “Best Grad School” rankings, which were released last night. Eighteen different graduate programs finished in the top ten of their respective rankings, and Penn State took the top spot in Higher Education Administration.

Education also featured four other programs finishing in the top ten and finished 26th overall. Other highlights to the list for Penn State include:

#40 in Business, including #5 Supply Chain/Logistics

#25 in Engineering, including #9 Biological/Agricultural, #4 Industrial/Manufacturing, #8 Materials, #5 Nuclear

#9 in Clinical Psychology

#5 in Criminology

#6 in Earth Sciences, including #3 Geology, #3 Geochemistry, #8 Paleontology

#29 in Psychology, including #2 Industrial & Organizational Psychology

#4 in Rehabilitation Counseling

#20 in sociology, including #4 Sociology of Population

Click here to see how all of Penn State’s grad programs stack up against the country’s best.

About the Author

John Tecce

John is a senior in the Smeal College of Business majoring in Marketing. He currently serves as the President of the Paternoville Coordination Committee and as a THON Chair for Nittany Nation. He tweets a lot.

Comments

More by John

Nine Things You Don’t Know About The Lionettes

You see them break it down at Beaver Stadium or the BJC. You watch their hair flips and line kicks in awe. Now, get to know your Penn State Lionettes as they rapidly approach their biggest (and only) competition of the year.

2012 White Out T-Shirt Design Review

Senioritis: My Five Biggest Regrets (That I’m Willing To Write About)

Athletics

Former Cal Swimmer Says She Emailed Sandy Barbour About Sexual Harassment Claims

Longtime Cal athletics employee Mohamed Muqtar was accused by seven former Golden Bears student-athletes of sexual violence and harassment dating back 20 years prior to his firing on May 11. An internal investigation from the school substantiated those claims.

Max Sauve Commits To Penn State Hockey

Penn State Women’s Volleyball Releases 2018 Schedule

Penn State Hoops Alumnus Joonas Suotamo’s Journey To Becoming Chewbacca Featured On ESPN’s ‘E:60’

Evaluating Tony Carr’s Performance At The 2018 NBA Draft Combine

Student Life

10 Questions With 2019 Class Gift Director Tom Beeby

Tom Beeby will serve as the 2019 Class Gift Executive Director.

Career Services To Launch Integrated Career Management & Recruiting Platform

Penn State Esports Wins Tespa Collegiate Hearthstone Championship

Plans Submitted For New KFC In State College

Developers have submitted preliminary land development plans to build a new KFC restaurant at 1780 S. Atherton St. in State College.

Penn State Names Guadagnino Vice President For Administration

Guadagnino will continue to provide legal advice as associate general counsel in addition to his duties as vice president.

Former Cal Swimmer Says She Emailed Sandy Barbour About Sexual Harassment Claims

Longtime Cal athletics employee Mohamed Muqtar was accused by seven former Golden Bears student-athletes of sexual violence and harassment dating back 20 years prior to his firing on May 11. An internal investigation from the school substantiated those claims.

Be the first to know

  • Top posts and the best Penn State stories

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

10 Questions With 2019 Class Gift Director Tom Beeby

Tom Beeby will serve as the 2019 Class Gift Executive Director.

Send this to a friend