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**Top-Ranked Graduate Programs at University of Denver**

The University of Denver’s graduate programs have once again excelled, securing positions in the top 100 according to the 2024-2025 rankings by U.S. News and World Report.

Among the achievements, [ppp1] received outstanding recognition, with two programs breaking into the top 10. Notably, the clinical training program achieved its highest ranking ever at No. 5, while the trial advocacy program secured the No. 8 spot.

Various specialty areas within the college witnessed notable advancements, with disciplines such as business and corporate law, health care law, constitutional law, and contracts and commercial law experiencing both single and double-digit growth. Furthermore, the part-time law program was ranked No. 14, while the full-time law program attained a respectable position at No. 89.

Additionally, [ppp2] soared to No. 12, solidifying its position as one of the leading social work programs nationwide, encompassing both master’s and doctoral offerings.

Interim Dean and Associate Professor Lisa Reyes Mason expressed her satisfaction with the rankings, attributing the success to the institution’s dedication to equity, justice, community, and responsive education. She commended the exceptional staff and faculty for their passion, creativity, and unwavering commitment to social work education.

The [ppp3] full-time MBA program maintained its presence in the top 100, securing the 87th spot, while the part-time program demonstrated significant progress by climbing eight places to reach No. 101. Impressively, 94% of employed graduates observed a salary increase within four months of graduation, with an average surge of 52%.

According to [ppp4], assistant dean of MBA programs, these achievements underscore the unique approach to curriculum at Daniels, emphasizing practical learning experiences. The challenge-based curriculum immerses students in real-world business scenarios, fostering invaluable skills and building a robust professional network post-graduation.

Furthermore, [ppp5] achieved a noteworthy ranking of No. 99, with a substantial increase in funded research per faculty member and an enhanced peer assessment score for education quality.

The U.S. News & World Report rankings for graduate programs rely on expert opinions regarding program excellence and statistical indicators evaluating faculty quality, research impact, student achievements, and post-graduate outcomes. The comprehensive data collection process involves surveys of 2,225 programs and reputation assessments from nearly 17,000 academics and professionals conducted between fall 2023 and early 2024.

For detailed insights into the complete 2024–2025 Best Graduate School Rankings, please refer to the U.S. News & World Report website.