Graduate and professional programs across the university also scored impressive rankings in the U.S. News & World Report annual ranking of graduate programs released today.
Duke University School of Medicine rose to third among 122 medical schools in the nation for research. In addition to the medical research rating, seven specialty programs in the School of Medicine placed in the top 10: Surgery (second); Anesthesiology (fourth); Internal Medicine (fifth); Radiology (sixth); Pediatrics (seventh, tied); Obstetrics and Gynecology (eighth); Psychiatry (10th).
"These rankings recognize our outstanding faculty, staff and students and their unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional patient care, groundbreaking research and inspired teaching,” said Dr. Mary E. Klotman, dean of Duke University School of Medicine. “I am especially proud and grateful to our entire School of Medicine community for never losing sight of our core missions during this most challenging year.”
The Duke School of Nursing’s Master of Science program once again ranked highly on the magazine’s list, at third nationally, and Duke’s Doctor of Nursing Practice placed fourth.
In addition to its overall rankings, Duke’s School of Nursing had several of its master’s level specialty programs included among the top 10: Nursing Administration (first); Nurse Practitioner-Adult/Gerontology, Acute Care (first); Nurse Practitioner-Adult/Gerontology Primary Care (first); Nurse Practitioner-Family (first); Nurse Practitioner: Mental Health (first).
The Doctor of Nursing Practice specialty in leadership was also ranked first by U.S. News.
Here’s where the magazine ranked other graduate and professional programs at Duke:
The School of Law tied for 10th overall. Among specialty programs;
The Fuqua School of Business ranked 12th. Among specialty programs:
Sanford School of Public Policy tied for 19th overall. Among specialty programs:
The Pratt School of Engineering ranked 24th. Among specialty programs:
The magazine rotates the programs in the arts and sciences that it annually ranks. In Trinity College, here are the department and specialty rankings:
Economics tied for 16th overall
English tied for 13th overall
History ranked 18th overall
Political science tied for 10th overall
Sociology tied for 13th overall