U.S. News & World Report ranks 2017 best graduate schools

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2017 Best Graduate Schools rankings.

The list includes rankings of the best schools for business, law, education, engineering, medicine and nursing. U.S. News & World Report ranks the schools based on their performance in a variety of elements, including graduate employment rates, starting salary and standardized test scores of new enrollees.

Here are U.S. News & World Report's top 10 graduate schools in each of those disciplines.

Top business schools
1. Harvard Business School (Boston)
2. Stanford (Calif.) Graduate School of Business
3. University of Chicago Booth School of Business
4. Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)
5. MIT Sloan School of Management (Cambridge, Mass.)
6. Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management (Evanston, Ill.)
7. University of California–Berkeley (Calif.) Haas School of Business
8. (tie) Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business (Hanover, N.H.)
8. (tie) Yale School of Management (New Haven, Conn.)
10. Columbia Business School (New York City)

Top law schools
1. Yale Law School (New Haven, Conn.)
2. (tie) Harvard Law School (Cambridge, Mass.)
2. (tie) Stanford (Calif.) Law School
4. (tie) Columbia Law School (New York City)
4. (tie) University of Chicago Law School
6. New York University School of Law (New York City)
7. University of Pennsylvania Law School (Philadelphia)
8. (tie) University of California–Berkeley School of Law
8. (tie) University of Michigan–Ann Arbor Law School
8. (tie) University of Virginia School of Law (Charlottesville)

Top education schools
1. Stanford (Calif.) Graduate School of Education
2. (tie) Harvard Graduate School of Education (Cambridge, Mass.)
2. (tie) Johns Hopkins University School of Education (Baltimore)
4. University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Education
5. Vanderbilt University Peabody College (Nashville, Tenn.)
6. University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education (Philadelphia)
7. Teacher's College, Columbia University (New York City)
8. (tie) Northwestern University School of Education and Social Policy (Evanston, Ill.)
8. (tie) University of Washington College of Education (Seattle)
10. University of Texas–Austin College of Education

Top engineering schools
1. MIT School of Engineering  (Cambridge, Mass.)
2. Stanford (Calif.) University School of Engineering
3. University of California–Berkeley Engineering
4. California Institute of Technology (Pasadena)
5. Carnegie Mellon University College of Engineering (Pittsburgh)
6. University of Michigan–Ann Arbor Engineering
7. Georgia Institute of Technology College of Engineering (Atlanta)
7. University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign
9. Purdue University–West Lafayette (Ind.) School of Mechanical Engineering
10. University of Texas–Austin Cockrell School of Engineering

Top medical schools for research
1. Harvard Medical School (Cambridge, Mass.)
2. Stanford (Calif.) University School of Medicine
3. (tie) Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (Baltimore)
3. (tie) University of California–San Francisco School of Medicine
3. (tie) University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine (Philadelphia)
6. Washington University School of Medicine (St. Louis, Mo.)
7. Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (New York City)
8. (tie) Duke University School of Medicine (Durham, N.C.)
8. (tie) University of Washington School of Medicine (Seattle)
8. (tie) Yale School of Medicine (New Haven, Conn.)

Top medical schools for primary care
1. University of WashingtonSchool of Medicine (Seattle)
2. University of NorthCarolina–Chapel Hill School of Medicine
3. University of California–San Francisco School of Medicine
4. University of Michigan–Ann Arbor Medical School
5. University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine (Omaha)
6. (tie) Oregon Health & Science University (Portland)
6. (tie) University of California–Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
8. Duke University School of Medicine (Durham, N.C.)
9. (tie) Baylor College of Medicine (Houston)
9. (tie) University of Minnesota Medical School (Minneapolis)

Top nursing schools: Master's
1. Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (Baltimore)
2. University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Philadelphia)
3. University of California–San Francisco School of Nursing
4. (tie) Duke University School of Nursing (Durham, N.C.)
4. (tie)  University of Washington School of Nursing (Seattle)
6. New York University College of Nursing (New York City)
7. University of Michigan–Ann Arbor School of Nursing
8. (tie) Case Western Reserve University Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing (Cleveland)
8. (tie) Columbia University School of Nursing (New York City)
8. (tie) Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing (Atlanta)
8. (tie) University of Maryland–Baltimore School of Nursing

Top nursing schools: Doctor of Nursing Practice
1. University of Washington School of Nursing (Seattle)
2. Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (Baltimore)
3. Duke University School of Nursing (Durham, N.C.)
4. Columbia University School of Nursing (New York City)
5. (tie) Case Western Reserve University Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing (Cleveland)
5. (tie) Rush University College of Nursing (Chicago)
5. (tie) University of Maryland–Baltimore School of Nursing
8. (tie) New York University College of Nursing (New York City)
8. (tie) University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing
10. (tie) University of Michigan–Ann Arbor School of Nursing
10. (tie) Vanderbilt University School of Nursing

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