Strong performances by multiple programs have led to Clarkson University once again being featured prominently in the 2023 edition of Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News & World Report.
Notably, Clarkson’s graduate engineering program maintained a solid top 150 ranking, and the civil, chemical, mechanical, and materials engineering programs ranked in the top 100. The environmental engineering program continued to be ranked in the top 50 programs in the nation.
Clarkson’s full-time MBA program once again is ranked in the top 150 in the nation. Now, all three MBA programs offered within the Reh School of Business (full-time, Online, and Healthcare Management) have been recognized as among the strongest in the nation.
U.S. News & World Report, in its 2023 edition of the rankings “assesses multiple types of graduate programs, including the six disciplines with some of the largest enrollments: business, law, medicine, nursing, engineering and education.”
Information collected within the six major disciplines assesses how well universities prepare students for their professions, as well as the career or academic outcomes of its graduates, according to the publication.
“These rankings recognize our commitment to changing lives through education in the classroom and beyond,” said Michelle Crimi, Dean of the Graduate School. As more students continue to turn to Clarkson University for graduate education, these rankings are further evidence of the strength of our faculty and students and the impact of our research and our graduates.”
Graduate education at Clarkson University provides a high degree of collaboration within its rigorous research and learning opportunities. Clarkson’s six schools and institutes support professional masters and doctoral degrees in business, education, engineering, and the health sciences, as well as research-based masters and Ph.D. degrees in engineering, environmental sciences, the physical sciences, and life sciences.
Our industry-responsive professional programs offer online and hybrid support, offer dynamic face-to-face and virtual faculty-student interactions supporting real-time and self-directed collaborative learning. These programs leverage Clarkson's reputational leadership in technology-infused experiential learning to accelerate student success whether in distance or in-person classes.
In addition to our top-ranked programs, Clarkson offers opportunities for students to earn micro-credentials, many of which are developed in collaboration with industry partners. These micro-credentials supplement and extend our traditional curricula to build skills sought by employers, and give students an edge in today’s competitive job market.
In addition to becoming competitive members of the labor force, Clarkson’s graduate students contribute to advances in their fields, both within their disciplines and in interdisciplinary collaboration.