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Top-ranked Pa. and N.J. graduate programs

U.S. News and World report is out with its annual list of the top graduate programs in the country. Here's what the magazine named the best 10 programs in each category, and a look at other Pennsylvania and New Jersey schools that made the top 50 for each list.

Top-ranked Pa. and N.J. graduate programs

Huntsman Hall at the University of Pennsylvania
Huntsman Hall at the University of Pennsylvania

U.S. News and World report is out with its annual list of the top graduate programs in the country. Here's what the magazine named the best 10 programs in each category, and a look at other Pennsylvania and New Jersey schools that made the top 50 for each list.

The University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business tied for the top-ranked business school, an improvement from last year's third-place ranking, while Penn's law school was ranked seventh for the second-straight year.

For the second year in a row, Penn's Perelman School of Medicine was ranked the fourth-best for research and 13th for primary care.

Business
1. Harvard University
1. Stanford University
1. University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)
4. University of Chicago (Booth)
5. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan)
6. Northwestern University (Kellogg)
7. University of California - Berkeley (Haas)
8. Columbia University
9. Dartmouth College (Tuck)
10. New York University (Stern)
18. Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper)
41. Pennsylvania State University - University Park (Smeal)
48. Temple University (Fox)

Education
1. Johns Hopkins University
2. Vanderbilt University (Peabody)
3. Harvard University
4. Stanford University
5. University of Pennsylvania
6. University of Wisconsin - Madison
7. University of Washington
8. Teachers College, Columbia University
9. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
10. University of Texas - Austin
22. University of Pittsburgh
33. Pennsylvania State University - University Park
39. Rutgers - New Brunswick 
42. Lehigh University

Engineering
1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2. Stanford University
3. University of California - Berkeley
4. California Institute of Technology
5. Carnegie Mellon University
6. Georgia Institute of Technology
6. University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
8. Purdue University - West Lafayette
8. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
10. University of Texas - Austin (Cockrell)
17. Princeton University
19. University of Pennsylvania
25. Pennsylvania State University - University Park
43. University of Pittsburgh (Swanson)
45. Lehigh University (Rossin)

Law
1. Yale University
2. Harvard University
3. Stanford University
4. Columbia University
4. University of Chicago
6. New York University
7. University of Pennsylvania
8. University of Virginia
9. University of California - Berkeley
10. Duke University
10. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Medicine - Research
1. Harvard University
2. Stanford University
3. Johns Hopkins University
4. University of California - San Francisco
4. University of Pennsylvania (Perelman)
6. Washington University in St. Louis
7. Yale University
8. Columbia University
9. Duke University
10. University of Washington
17. University of Pittsburgh

Medicine - Primary Care
1. University of Washington
2. University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
3. Oregon Health and Science University
4. University of California - San Francisco
5. University of Massachusetts - Worcester
6. University of Minnesota
6. University of Nebraska Medical Center
8. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
9. Michigan State University (College of Osteopathic Medicine)
13. University of Pennsylvania (Perelman)
18. University of Pittsburgh

Biological Sciences
1. Harvard University
1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1. Stanford University
4. University of California - Berkeley
5. California Institute of Technology
5. Johns Hopkins University
7. University of California - San Francisco
7. Yale University
9. Princeton University
9. Scripps Research Institute
19. University of Pennsylvania
42. Carnegie Mellon University
42. Pennsylvania State University - University Park
42. University of Pittsburgh

Chemistry
1. California Institute of Technology
1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1. University of California - Berkeley
4. Harvard University
4. Stanford University
6. University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
7. Northwestern University
7. Scripps Research Institute
9. University of Wisconsin - Madison
10. Columbia University
10. Cornell University
15. Princeton University
19. University of Pennsylvania
21. Pennsylvania State University - University Park
35. University of Pittsburgh
45. Carnegie Mellon University

Computer Science
1. Carnegie Mellon University

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1. Stanford University
1. University of California - Berkeley 
5. University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
6. Cornell University
6. University of Washington
8. Princeton University
9. Georgia Institute of Technology
9. University of Texas - Austin
19. University of Pennsylvania
29. Pennsylvania State University - University Park
34. Rutgers - New Brunswick

Earth Sciences
1. California Institute of Technology
2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
3. Stanford University
3. University of California - Berkeley 
5. Columbia University
6. Pennsylvania State University - University Park
7. University of Arizona
8. Harvard University
8. University of Texas - Austin
11. Princeton University
49. Rutgers - New Brunswick

Math
1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1. Princeton University
3. Harvard University
3. University of California - Berkeley 
5. Stanford University
5. University of Chicago
7. California Institute of Technology
7. University of California - Los Angeles
9. Columbia University
9. New York University
17. University of Pennsylvania
23. Rutgers - New Brunswick
28. Pennsylvania State University - University Park
34. Carnegie Mellon University

Physics
1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2. California Institute of Technology
2. Harvard University
2. Princeton University
2. Stanford University
2. University of California - Berkeley
7. Cornell University
9. University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
10. University of California - Santa Barbara
16. University of Pennsylvania
23. Pennsylvania State University - University Park
29. Rutgers - New Brunswick
36. Carnegie Mellon University

Library and Information Studies
1. University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
2. University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
3. University of Washington
4. Syracuse University
4. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
6. Rutgers - New Brunswick
6. University of Texas - Austin
8. Indiana University - Bloomington
9. Simmons College
10. Drexel University
10. University of Pittsburgh
43. Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Sociology
1. Princeton University

1. University of California - Berkeley
1. University of Wisconsin - Madison
4. Stanford University
4. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
6. Harvard University
6. University of Chicago
6 University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
9. University of California - Los Angeles
10. Northwestern University
10. University of Pennsylvania
17. Pennsylvania State University - University Park
28. Rutgers - New Brunswick

Economics
1. Harvard University
1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1. Princeton University
1. University of Chicago
5. Stanford University
7. Northwestern University
7. Yale University
9. University of Pennsylvania
10. Columbia University
19. Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper)
27. Pennsylvania State University - University Park
36. University of Pittsburgh
48. Rutgers - New Brunswick

English
1. University of California - Berkeley
2. Harvard University
2. Stanford University
4. Columbia University
4. Princeton University
4. University of Pennsylvania

4. Yale University
8. Cornell University
8. University of Chicago
10. Duke University
10. University of California - Los Angeles
10. University of Virginia
17. Rutgers - New Brunswick
26. Pennsylvania State University - University Park
39. Carnegie Mellon University
39. University of Pittsburgh

History
1. Princeton University

1. University of California - Berkeley
1. Yale University
4. Harvard University
4. Stanford University
4. University of Chicago
7. Columbia University
7. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
9. University of California - Los Angeles
9. University of Pennsylvania
20. Rutgers - New Brunswick
36. University of Pittsburgh
42. Carnegie Mellon University
46. Pennsylvania State University - University Park

Political Science
1. Harvard University
2. Princeton University
2. Stanford University
4. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
4. Yale University
6. University of California - Berkeley
7. Columbia University
8. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
8. University of California - San Diego
10. Duke University
10. University of California - Los Angeles
28. Pennsylvania State University - University Park
28. University of Pennsylvania
40. University of Pittsburgh
45. Rutgers - New Brunswick

Psychology
1. Stanford University
2. University of California - Berkeley
2. University of California - Los Angeles
4. Harvard University
4. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
4. Yale University
7. Princeton University
7. University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
9. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
9. University of Wisconsin - Madison
9. University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
12. University of Pennsylvania
21. Carnegie Mellon University
30. Pennsylvania State University - University Park
30. University of Pittsburgh

Criminology
1. University of Maryland - College Park
2. University at Albany - SUNY
3. University of Cincinnati
4. University of Missouri - St. Louis
5. Pennsylvania State University - University Park
5. University of California - Irvine
7. Florida State University
7. Rutgers - New Brunswick
10. CUNY - John Jay College
11. Temple University
12. University of Pennsylvania

Social Work
1. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
1. Washington University in St. Louis
3. University of Chicago
3. University of Washington
5. Columbia University
5. University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
7. University of California - Berkeley
7. University of Texas - Austin
9. Case Western Reserve University
10. Boston College
11. University of Pittsburgh
16. University of Pennsylvania
26. Rutgers - New Brunswick

Physical Therapy
1. University of Southern California
2. University of Delaware
3. University of Pittsburgh
3. Washington University in St. Louis
5. U.S. Army-Baylor University
5. University of Iowa
7. Emory University
7. MGH Institute of Health Professions
9. Northwestern University
9. University of Miami
9. University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
44. Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
44. Temple University

Speech-Language Pathology
1. University of Iowa
2. University of Wisconsin - Madison
3. University of Washington
3. Vanderbilt University
5. Northwestern University
5. Purdue University - West Lafayette
5. University of Arizona
8. University of Kansas
8. University of Pittsburgh
10. University of Texas - Austin
21. Pennsylvania State University - University Park
29. Temple University

Public Affairs
1. Syracuse University (Maxwell)
2. Indiana University - Bloomington
3. Harvard University (Kennedy)
4. University of Georgia
5. Princeton University (Wilson)
6. New York University (Wagner)
6. University of California - Berkeley (Goldman)
6. University of Southern California (Price)
9. Carnegie Mellon University (Heinz)
9. University of Kansas
9. University of Washington (Evans)
23. Rutgers - Newark
33. University of Pittsburgh
42. University of Pennsylvania (Fels)
46, Rutgers - New Brunswick (Bloustein)

Fine Arts
1. Yale University
2. Rhode Island School of Design
2. School of the Art Institute of Chicago
4. University of California - Los Angeles
4. Virginia Commonwealth University
6. California Institute of the Arts
7. Carnegie Mellon University
7. Cranbrook Academy of Art
7. Maryland Institute College of Art
10. Columbia University
13. Temple University
27. Rutgers - New Brunswick
45. University of Pennsylvania

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