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– Top UB Graduate Programs Shine in Latest U.S. News Rankings

The U.S. News & World Report ranked 11 of UB’s programs near the top in its annual rankings.

In an email statement to The Spectrum, UB spokesperson John Della Contrada highlighted the exceptional performance of UB graduate programs in the U.S. News rankings, attributing it to the high-quality education they offer and their strong national reputation.

Specifically, the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences secured the 19th position nationwide.

UB’s Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) program achieved the 74th spot in the “Best Business School” category, establishing itself as the premier business school in the SUNY system.

Moving up four places from the previous year, the Graduate School of Education claimed the 54th spot in the national rankings.

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences tied for 76th place in the “Best Medical Schools (Research)” category alongside the University of Arkansas and the University of Oklahoma.

Furthermore, the Doctoral Nursing Practice program, overseen by the School of Nursing, rose by 11 spots to secure the 34th position in the nation.

UB’s Speech-Language Pathology MA program was recognized as the 32nd best in the country, alongside Michigan State University, Northeastern University, the University of Cincinnati, the University of Delaware, the University of Utah, and Syracuse University.



Sarah Owusu is an assistant news editor at The Spectrum. In her leisure time, she enjoys reading, baking, music, and engaging in political discussions. Surprisingly, she also takes on the role of her own hairdresser when seeking a change.