Wayne State University graduate programs ranked in the top 100 of U.S. News' 2022 Best Graduate Schools

Earning a graduate degree provides students with advanced learning in specialized disciplines that leads to development in expertise and access to a wider variety of career prospects. Located in Detroit, Wayne State University uniquely prepares students for a diverse workforce as evidenced by the more than 20 graduate programs ranked in the top 100 of U.S. News' 2022 Best Graduate Schools.

“The excellent rankings of Wayne State graduate programs by U.S. News & World Report come as no surprise,” said Wayne State University Graduate School Dean Amanda Bryant-Friedrich. “As Detroit’s premier urban research institution, we provide access to some of the best graduate education and research opportunities in the country. It is a great time to be a Warrior!”

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Learn more about Wayne State’s graduate programs

College of Engineering

#81 (tie) Biomedical Engineering
#73 (tie) Chemical Engineering
#54 (tie) Industrial Engineering

School of Information Sciences

#23 (tie) Library and Information Studies

Law School

#72 (tie) Full-time Law
#24 (tie) Part-time Law
#64 (tie) Clinical Training
#89 (tie) Constitutional Law
#87 (tie) Contracts-Commercial Law
#66 (tie) Criminal Law
#100 (tie) Environmental Law
#45 (tie) Health Care Law
#86 (tie) International Law
#85 (tie) Tax Law

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

#73 (tie) Chemistry
#82 (tie) English
#92 (tie) History
#83 (tie) Public Affairs
#100 (tie) Sociology (doctoral)

School of Medicine

#89 (tie) Primary Care
#66 (tie) Research

Diversity and Practice Area Rankings

For the first time, U.S. News published new rankings of medical schools to measure how medical schools are performing on key health care issues they and their graduates face. Read the methodology

#26 (tie) Most Diverse Medical Schools
#51 Medical Schools With the Most Graduates Practicing in Health Professional Shortage Areas

College of Nursing

#44 (tie) Doctor of Nursing Practice
#34 (tie) Master’s Degree

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