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The University of Texas at Arlington

More than 20 UTA Graduate Programs Among Nation's Best

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Every day here at UTA brings news of exciting accomplishments of our students, faculty and staff. Last week’s publication of U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Graduate School” rankings highlighted the tremendous accomplishments of 24 programs throughout the University, with some programs making significant gains. It’s hard work to earn a place among the nation’s best, and I’m very proud that each of our Colleges and Schools are represented in the list. UTA is a comprehensive university, and it’s only fitting that our R-1 Carnegie classification is followed by the acknowledgement of national reputation across our campus.

Congratulations to our faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Rankings are due to the past and present and each of you have had a part in this great achievement! At UTA we take great pride in providing a world-class, comprehensive, affordable education to students seeking unique academic experiences at a tremendous value while engaging with innovative researchers and many of the brightest minds in our world today.

A complete list of the graduate program rankings is below:

College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs

Public Affairs – 77

College of Business

Part-Time MBA – 82

College of Education – 120

Online Program – 30

College of Engineering – 82

Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering – 39

Civil Engineering – 87

Computer Engineering – 75

Computer Science – 90 (listed by US News under Science)

Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engineering – 82

Industrial/Manufacturing/Systems Engineering – 58

Materials Engineering – 72

Mechanical Engineering – 78

College of Liberal Arts

English – 125

Fine Arts – 131

History – 118

College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Masters Program – 75

Online Program – 54

College of Sciences

Biological Sciences – 188

Chemistry – 131

Mathematics – 134

Physics – 111

Psychology – 158

School of Social Work

Social Work – 38

While we celebrate this great news, we continue to focus on even higher goals for the levels of excellence in teaching, research and outreach/service at UTA. Each year we strive to improve over previous years and it will take dedication and focus to continue this trajectory. I know we can do it, and I can’t wait to see what next year will bring!