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Rankings & Recognition - Graduate Programs

Agriculture

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Biological Sciences

  • Biological Sciences' graduate program ranks #62 overall nationally (U.S.News & World Report, 2019).

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Chemistry

  • Chemistry's graduate program is ranked #24 overall nationally with its Analytical Chemistry specialty ranked #1. (U.S.News & World Report, 2019).

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Communication

  • #8 online Communication program in the U.S. (AffordableCollegesOnline.org, 2019).

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Computer Science

  • Computer Science is ranked #20 nationally; with the Systems specialty ranking #15, and the Programming Language specialty ranked #14 nationally.  (U.S.News & World Report, 2019).

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Computer Science Technology

  • #2 cybersecurity program in the U.S. (CyberDegrees.org 2019)
  • Purdue Polytechnic Institute master's in Information Technology ranks #6 nationally (TheBestSchools.org, Mar. 2019).

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Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences

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Economics

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Education

  • College of Education ranks #45 nationally (U.S.News & World Report, 2020).
  • #29 online graduate program (U.S. News & World Report, 2020)
  • #1 online master of science in Education (College Values Online, Nov. 2016)
  • #2 online doctoral program in Educational Leadership (Educational Leadership Degree Programs, Sept. 2016)
  • #3 online master's program in Learning Design and Technology (TopEducationDegrees.org, Mar. 2019)
  • #4 online master's program in Educational Leadership (Educational Leadership Degree Programs, Sept.  2016)
  • #22 doctoral program in Counseling Psychology (BestCounselingDegrees.net, 2019)

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Engineering

Source: U.S.News & World Report, 2020

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Engineering Technology

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English

  • Purdue's English department for graduate studies is ranked #60 nationally (U.S.News & World Report, 2018).

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Health and Kinesiology

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History

  • Purdue's Department of History for graduate studies ranks #53 nationally (U.S.News & World Report, 2018).

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Hospitality & Tourism Management

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Management (Krannert School of Management)

Rankings for the Krannert School of Management:

  • Bloomberg Businessweek rankings:
    • #50 MBA in the U.S. (2018)
  • CEO Magazine rankings:  (2019)
    • #13 Global Executive MBA program (IMM Executive MBA)
    • #13 Global Executive MBA program (Executive MBA)
  • The Economist rankings:  (2018)
    • #20 MBA at a U.S. public institution
  • TFE Times (formerly The Financial Engineer) rankings:  (2019)
    • #13 Economics program
    • #16 Marketing program
    • #32 Finance program
    • #36 Accounting program
  • Financial Times rankings#40 MBA at a U.S. public institution (2019)
  • Forbes (2019) ranks the MBA program #40 in the U.S.
  • Per U.S. News and World Report (2020) - Rankings of Krannert specialty programs are:
    • #3   Production and Operations Management MBA program in U.S.
    • #8   Supply Chain Management/Logistics MBA program in the U.S.
    • #57 Part-time MBA program
    • #74 MBA in the U.S.

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Mathematics

  • Mathematics is ranked #26 overall nationally (U.S.News & World Report, 2019)

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Nursing

  • School of Nursingat the master's level ranks #77 nationally (U.S.News & World Report, 2020).
  • The Doctor of Nursing Practice program is #79 nationally (U.S.News & World Report, 2020).

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Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • The School of Pharmacy ranks #9 nationally (U.S.News & World Report, 2017).
  • #22 Pharmacy school (Pharmacy Technician Guide, 2019)
  • #37 Pharmacy and Pharmacology programs (Quacquarelli Symonds, 2019)

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Physics and Astronomy

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Political Science

  • The Political Science Department ranks #61 nationally (U.S.News & World Report, 2018).

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Sociology

  • The Sociology Department ranks #57 nationally (U.S.News & World Report, 2018).

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Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

  • Purdue’s Audiology program ranks #13 nationally (U.S.News & World Report, 2017).
  • Purdue’s Speech-Language Pathology program ranks #5 in the nation (U.S.News & World Report, 2017).

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Statistics

  • Purdue University's Statistics program ranks #27 nationally (U.S.News & World Report, 2019).

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Veterinary Medicine

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