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### Top-Rated UNC-Chapel Hill Graduate Programs Shine Nationally

Numerous graduate programs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have achieved high rankings, with 20 programs ranking in the top 10 nationwide in their respective categories according to the “Best Graduate Schools” list by U.S. News & World Report.

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy has secured the top position as the best pharmacy school in the United States for the third time consecutively in 2016, 2020, and 2024. These rankings are determined through surveys of peers from accredited pharmacy schools conducted every four years.

The Gillings School of Global Public Health has consistently been ranked second out of 213 schools and programs of public health in the U.S. for seven consecutive ranking periods. Moreover, it has maintained its status as the leading public school of public health and has been recognized among the top institutions in this field by U.S. News since the inaugural public health school rankings in 1987.

UNC-Chapel Hill Interim Chancellor Lee H. Roberts expressed pride in the exceptional quality of the university’s graduate programs and the consistent high rankings by U.S. News and World Report. The dedication to providing a world-class education across all graduate programs contributes to the university’s reputation as a premier public research institution.

Provost Chris Clemens commended the faculty, staff, and students for their hard work, emphasizing their commitment to advancing Carolina through research, teaching, and public service. The rankings reflect the collective efforts of the university community in upholding the mission of the graduate programs.

Noteworthy advancements in rankings include the School of Social Work moving up three spots to tie for fourth place overall and UNC School of Law achieving a historic milestone by reaching the 20th position out of 196 law schools, marking its highest ranking since 1987. The UNC School of Law also stands as the seventh-ranked public law school.

Furthermore, various programs across multiple schools at UNC-Chapel Hill have seen improvements in their rankings, underscoring the continuous dedication to excellence in education and research.

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