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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.

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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.

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