Skip navigation

Institutional Research & Analysis

Photo of fountain behind Mary Reed Building.

Institutional Research & Analysis

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.

For questions about rankings, please contact:

Undergraduate Programs

U.S. News & World Report

  • #97 in best national universities (2020)
  • #63 in best colleges for veterans (2020)
  • #65 in best value schools (2020)
  • #90 in best business programs (2020)
  • #170 in best undergraduate engineering programs (2020)
  • #76 in best online Bachelor's programs (2019)

Kiplinger's Personal Finance

  • #59 for best value among private universities (2018)

Forbes

  • #32 among best colleges in the West (2018)
  • #82 in research universities (2018)

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

Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

  • #81 among graduate programs in psychology (2018)
  • #173 among graduate programs in the fine arts (2018)
  • #116 among graduate programs in English (2018)
  • #62 among best graduate clinical psychology programs (2017)

Daniels College of Business

  • #91 among best graduate business schools (2020)
  • #140 among part-time MBA programs (Professional MBA) (2020)
  • #60 among online graduate business programs (2019)

Graduate School of Professional Psychology

  • #170 among best graduate clinical psychology programs (2017)

Graduate School of Social Work

  • #17 among graduate programs in social work (2020)

Josef Korbel School of International Studies

  • #94 among graduate programs in public affairs (2020)

Morgridge College of Education

  • #134 among graduate programs in education (2020)
  • #20 among graduate programs in educational leadership and supervision (2017)
  • #27 among educational administration and supervision programs (2020)
  • #40 among graduate programs in library & information studies (2018)

Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science

  • #134 among best graduate engineering schools (2020)
  • #80 among graduate programs in industrial / manufacturing / systems engineering (2020)

Sturm College of Law

  • #67 among the best law schools (2020)
  • #7 among clinical training programs in law (2020)
  • #7 among trial advocacy programs in law (2020)
  • #8 among legal writing programs (2020)
  • #12 among part-time law programs (2020)
  • #19 among environmental law programs (2020)
  • #40 among international law programs (2020)
  • #55 among tax law programs (2020)
  • #69 among intellectual property programs in law (2020)
  • #76 among dispute resolution programs in law (2020)
  • #117 among health care law programs (2020)

University College

  • #40–#51 among best online graduate computer information technology programs (2019)

Bloomberg Businessweek

  • #54 among part-time MBA programs in the nation (2015)
  • #91 among best graduate business schools (2018)

Foreign Policy

  • #14 among top Master's programs for policy career in international relations (2018)

Social Work Guide

  • #13 among best online Master's programs in social work (2018)

Sustainability

  • Silver rating for sustainability by AASHE STARS (2016)
  • Named in the Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges (2018)
  • A- on the College Sustainability Report Card (2011)

International Education

  • #3 for undergraduate participation in study abroad (2019)
  • #4 among graduate schools producing Peace Corps volunteers (2019)