UW-Madison graduate programs ranked highly by U.S. News and World Report

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UW-Madison graduate programs are ranked among the nation's best in the 2018 edition of U.S. News & World Report's "Best Graduate Schools."

"The unwavering commitment by our faculty to their disciplines and their graduate students is reflected by these rankings," says William Karpus, dean of UW-Madison's Graduate School. "The continued strong position in the rankings for a large number of our graduate education programs demonstrates the prominence of our faculty in terms of research and scholarship and our commitment to educate the next generation of thought leaders." 

U.S. News does not rank all programs each year. View last year's rankings at here

The L&S programs ranked this year are:

Economics: 12th overall.

English: 20th overall.

History: 9th overall. Ranked specialties include Latin American history (2nd) and modern U.S. history (5th).  

Library and Information Studies: Tied for 14th overall. Ranked specialties include archives and preservation (10th) and services for youth and children (7th).

Political Science: 15th overall.

Psychology: 13th overall.

Sociology: 6th overall. Ranked specialties include social stratification (1st) and sociology of population (2nd).

Story courtesy of University Communications.