N.J. colleges rank among U.S. News’ Best Grad Schools

By Emily Bader
New Jersey | Mar 13, 2019 at 9:00 am

U.S. News & World Report released its 2020 Best Graduate Schools, a ranking of graduate programs in business, law, medicine, nursing, engineering, education and other fields.

It turns out at least two (or more) New Jersey schools ranked in the Top 100 in each of its six graduate program areas.

Here’s the program areas, each school and their rankings:

Best Business Schools (out of 475 total schools)

58. Rutgers University — Newark and New Brunswick
83. Stevens Institute of Technology

Best Law Schools (out of 201)

59. Seton Hall University
77. Rutgers University — Camden

Best Medical Schools: Research (out of 185)

75 (tie). Rutgers New Jersey Medical School — Newark
75 (tie). Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School — New Brunswick

Best Nursing Schools: Master’s (out of 562)

21. Rutgers University — Newark
58. Seton Hall University
135. Monmouth University
140. Fairleigh Dickinson University
176. Rowan University
189. William Paterson University

Best Engineering Schools (out of 219)

17. Princeton University
52. Rutgers University — New Brunswick
75. Stevens Institute of Technology (Schaefer)
89. New Jersey Institute of Technology

Best Education Schools (out of 392)

50. Rutgers University — New Brunswick
93. Montclair State University

U.S. News said the criteria for the rankings vary, and may include how accomplished a program’s incoming students are based on their grades and test scores or how successful recent graduates are based on their job placement rates and starting salaries.

To see the full rankings of the Best Graduate Schools, click here.

Emily Bader | ebader@roi-nj.com | emilybader