Book Title: Best Graduate Schools 2018
Publisher: U.S. News & World Report
Author: U. S. News and World Report
Whether you are considering an MBA, a law degree, a master’s, or a Ph.D., this must-have guide to more than 1,900 U.S. graduate programs can help you find the best one for you ― and the money to pay the bills.
Explore U.S. News & World Report’s latest exclusive rankings of programs in business, law, engineering, education, medicine and nursing, based on an exhaustive analysis of such factors as the competitiveness of the student body, faculty quality, depth of research, and expert opinions about program excellence. Also featured: top choices in the sciences, social sciences and humanities, the allied health professions, fine arts, and public affairs. Plus you’ll find the best online master’s programs in business, computer information technology, criminal justice, education, engineering, and nursing.
In addition, a comprehensive 160-page directory of business, education, engineering, law, medical and nursing schools provides such vital information as admissions and financial aid contacts, application deadlines, cost of attendance, acceptance rates and more.
A team of experienced education journalists delves into the hot career fields for people with graduate degrees – including computer engineering, medical informatics, and population health. Chapters that explore important trends and provide practical advice include:
• How to weigh the costs and benefits of grad school
• "Your Online Options"
• How important are test scores?
• Fellowships, crowdfunding, scholarships, and other ways to pay for grad school
• The new med schools: 20 have been built and accredited in the U.S. during the past decade
• Socially conscious MBA programs
• Is an executive MBA program right for you?
• Hot trend: teacher residency programs
For more than 30 years, U.S. News’ “Best” publications have been the definitive consumer guides to higher education in the United States. As The Washington Post noted, “You can’t pass up the granddaddy of college rankings.”
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