Graduate programs in business, education, engineering and nursing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst rank among the best in the nation as reported in the 2020 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools, which was released this month.
The Isenberg School of Management's full-time MBA program is ranked No. 74 and the part-time MBA is ranked No. 17, up from 25th last year.
The College of Education is ranked 71st.
The College of Nursing is ranked 61st for its master’s degree programs. Last year the program was ranked 78th. The doctor of nursing practice program, which is offered online, is ranked No. 30 compared to No. 48 last year.
The College of Engineering is ranked 58th nationally. It was ranked 65th last year. Rankings published for specialty areas in the College of Engineering include chemical engineering (36), civil engineering (46), computer engineering (40), electrical engineering (50), environmental engineering (35), industrial/manufacturing engineering (33), materials engineering (41) and mechanical engineering (58).
U.S. News ranks six professional school programs annually, which include two areas, medicine and law, which do not have programs on the UMass Amherst campus.