U.S. News ranks RIT among top grad schools
April 12, 2011
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RIT is among the top colleges and universities in the nation for master’s programs in fine arts, business and engineering, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2012 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools. RIT ranked 21st among universities offering graduate-level studies in fine arts, with the glass program tied for second and photography tied for third.
The master’s in business programs, offered through the E. Philip Saunders College of Business, ranked 63rd in the nation.
RIT’s graduate programs in engineering ranked 85th in the country. Programs at engineering schools that grant doctoral degrees were surveyed.
America’s Best Graduate Schools is online at www.usnews.com/grad, and highlights of the rankings are in the April 5 edition of U.S. News & World Report.
At the undergraduate level, U.S. News & World Report ranked RIT seventh in the “Best Universities—Master’s (North region)” category. RIT also received the second highest peer assessment score, which is a survey of presidents, provosts and deans from other universities judging a school’s academic excellence.