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Rankings

We submit institutional data on behalf of the University to college guides and ranking agencies throughout the year. The Office of the Provost determines which rankings we will pursue in accordance with the University's strategic goals.

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Undergraduate Programs

U.S. News & World Report

  • #86 among the best national universities (2017)
  • #20 among the best online Bachelor's programs (2016)

Kiplinger's Personal Finance

  • #61 for best value among private universities (2016)

Forbes

  • #24 among best colleges in the West (2016)

Bloomberg Businessweek

  • #56 among undergraduate business programs in the nation (2016)
  • #12 undergraduate among business programs for academic quality (2014)
  • #40 among undergraduate business programs in private universities (2014)

Graduate Programs

U.S. News & World Report

Daniels College of Business

  • #91 among the best part-time MBA programs (2016)
  • #21 among the best online graduate business programs (2016)

Sturm College of Law

  • #67 among the best law schools (2016)
  • #7 among legal writing programs (2016)
  • #10 among part-time law programs (2016)
  • #14 among clinical training programs in law (2016)
  • #19 among trial advocacy programs in law (2016)
  • #22 among environmental law programs (2016)
  • #24 among tax law programs (2016)

Morgridge College of Education

  • #136 among graduate programs in education (2016)
  • #20 among graduate programs in educational leadership and supervision (2017)
  • #33 among graduate programs in library & information studies (2014)

Graduate School of Social Work

  • #17 among graduate programs in social work (2016)

Bloomberg Businessweek

  • #54 among part-time MBA programs in the nation (2015)

Sustainability

  • Silver rating for sustainability by AASHE STARS (2016)
  • Named in the Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges (2015)
  • A- on the College Sustainability Report Card (2011)

International Education

  • #4 for undergraduate participation in study abroad (2015)
  • #2 among graduate schools producing Peace Corps volunteers (2016)