LUBBOCK, Texas (PRESS RELEASE) — The following is a press release from Texas Tech University:
U.S. News & World Report released its 2023 Best Graduate Schools rankings today (March 29), and Texas Tech University‘s Graduate School was recognized among the nation’s premier schools in numerous categories, including law, engineering and business.
“These rankings recognize the high quality of the graduate programs at Texas Tech that were reviewed this year,” said Mark Sheridan, dean of the Graduate School. “The increase in many of the rankings reflects our commitment to quality and to ensuring that our graduate students, who make lasting and significant impacts on society through their research and innovation, are positioned to enter and succeed in today’s workforce.”
The Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering was ranked No. 95 overall, up three spots from last year. Departments in the top 100 included:
- Petroleum engineering: No. 11
- Industrial engineering: No. 47, up three spots from 2022
- Chemical engineering: No. 69, up four spots from 2022
- Civil engineering: No. 88
- Electrical engineering: No. 90
- Mechanical engineering: No. 89, up two spots from 2022
The full-time law program was ranked No. 105 overall. Thirteen programs within the School of Law also made the list, including:
- Legal writing: No. 21, up four spots from 2022
- Trial advocacy: No. 52, up 27 spots from 2022
- Dispute resolution: No. 56, up 44 spots from 2022
- Tax law: No. 76
- Criminal law: No. 80, up one spot from 2022
The Jerry S. Rawls College of Business was ranked again this year for its full-time MBA program, while its part-time MBA program rose 19 spots from No. 133 to No. 114.
Other ranked programs included education, mathematics, economics, computer science, geology, public affairs, chemistry, physics, psychology and social work.
To view the ranking methodologies, visit the U.S. News & World Report website.
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(Press release from Texas Tech University)