Among more than 800-plus institutions surveyed by U.S. News & World Report for its 2020 graduate school rankings, West Chester University has some of the top programs.
For the 2020 edition, U.S. News evaluated more than 2,000 graduate programs and just published its latest academic reputation rankings for graduate programs in seven areas, with WCU placing highly in these areas:
#96 in Social Work
#112 in Nursing Schools: Doctor of Nursing Practice
#165 in Public Affairs
# 176 in Nursing Schools: Master’s
U.S. News included without numerical rankings WCU’s public health and business programs on those respective lists. The University also ranks at #199 for Graduate Speech-Language Pathology, a category that was not updated for the 2020 list.
Rankings are based on statistical surveys that measure the quality of a school’s faculty, research, and students as well as expert opinions of peers and recruiters about program excellence. U.S. News requested reputation surveys from more than 22,018 academics and professionals in fall 2018 and early 2019. The methodology for each category’s rankings are unique.
The WCU online MBA is among OnlineMbaReport.com’s Top 10 Online MBA Programs in Pennsylvania for 2019 while another ranking entity, TheBestSchools.org, has listed it at #35 in the nation. TheBestSchools.org has also ranked West Chester’s doctor of public administration as its number-one Best Online Public Administration Doctorate Program.
Another ranking entity, TheBestSchools.org, has listed West Chester’s doctor of public administration as its number-one Best Online Public Administration Doctorate Program.