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Mason in the Rankings

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Updated May 16, 2023

U.S. News and World Report

Read - U.S. News & World Report: Mason has 10 graduate programs in the top 30 nationally

Read - Mason's Antonin Scalia Law School ranked second in the commonwealth and D.C. Area

Category

Among publics

Nationally

Overall Ranking

64 137

Diversity

7 (best in VA)

13

Innovation

8 (best in VA)

20

Best school for veterans

58

89

A+ school for B students (listed, no ranking)

Undergraduate programs

Among publics

Nationally

Business

53

86

Computer Science

40

72

Cybersecurity

10

19

Engineering

58 (tie with UMBC)

94

Nursing

70

93

Best school for veterans

58

89

Graduate programs

Among publics

Nationally

Biological Sciences

66 (tied with Virginia Tech)

119

Biological Sciences

59

96

Chemistry

113 (tied with ODU)

173

Civil Engineering

66

90

Clinical Psychology

74

101 (tied with George Washington, Catholic University)

Computer Engineering

38

64 (tied with George Washington)

Computer Science

38

65

Constitutional Law

20

42

Contracts Law

12 29

Corporate Law

13

36

Criminal Law

45

94

Criminology

10 (best in VA)

10

Earth Science

91

124

Education

65

83

Electrical Engineering

58

93

Elementary Education

16

20

Engineering

53

82

English

62

99

Fine Arts

73 (tied with George Washington)

39

Healthcare Management

17

32 (tied with Georgetown)

Homeland Security

5 (best in VA)

5

Industrial Engineering

25 (tied with UVA)

34

Industrial Organization Psychology

4

5

Intellectual Property Law

9 (Best in VA; tied with UVA)

22

International Law

30

67

International Law

30

67

Law School

12

32

Math

56

91 (tied with George Washington)

Nonprofit Management

9

13

Nursing DNP

28

39

Nursing Masters

21

38

Part-time Law

1

4

Part-time MBA

40 (tied with William & Mary)

65

Physics

72

113 (tied with George Washington)

Psychology

47

80

Public Affairs

27 (tied with VCU)

39

Public Finance

18 (best in VA)

24

Public Health

50 (tied with VCU)

76

Public Policy Analysis

21

34

Social Work

54

79

Sociology

57

84

Special Education

17

19

Statistics

39

54

Tax Law

38

74

Trial Advocacy Law

22

64

Online masters programs

Among publics

Nationally

Business (non-MBA)

45

66

Information Technology

36

52

Education (overall)

47

52

Education for Veterans

17

18

Education (curriculum and instruction)

12

12

Education (administration and supervision)

14

15

Special Education

11

11

Engineering

36 44

Engineering (industrial)

10

12

Nursing

46

64

Times Higher Education

Category

Among publics

Nationally

Overall

39

70

National Science Foundation

Read: Mason research shows its strength in NSF report

Category

Among publics

Nationally

Social Sciences

8

11 (best in the DMV)

Computer/Informational Sciences
(Federally Funded Research)

11

19

Computer/Informational Sciences
(Total Research Funding

16

24

Engineering

56

78

Overall

77

122

Washington Monthly

Category

Among publics

Nationally

Overall

68

107

Best bang for the buck (Southeast)

22

34

Academic Rankings of World Universities (Shanghai Rankings)

Read: Scalia Law school rises to 13th among U.S. public institutions in Shanghai ranking

Category Among Publics Nationally
Overall 33 (tied with UVA, Virginia Tech, VCU) 63 (tied with George Washington)
Clinical medicine 20 47
Public health 23 (tied with UMD-Balt.) 50 (tied with Georgetown)
Transportation science 29 (tied with UVA, Old Dominion 38
Education 30 (tied with Virginia Commonwealth) 42
Business administration 33 54 (tied with George Washington)
Tourism and hospitality 37 40
Electronic engineering 39 (tied with UVA) 60 (tied with George Washington)
Psychology 43 68
Management 44 66
Political science 44 73
Finance 45 79 (tied with American)
Sociology 48 (tied with UVA, Virginia Tech) 71 (tied with Georgetown)
Ecology 62 (tied with UVA, William & Mary) 78
Computer science 65 (tied with Virginia Commonwealth) 98 (tied with George Washington)
Earth science  67 (tied with UVA, William & Mary) 88
Law 13 17
Economics 17 (best in VA, tied with UVA) 38
Atmospheric sciences 16 (best in VA) 24
Public administration 23 (best in VA) 31
Communication 40 (best in VA) 49

Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Ed.

Category

Among publics

Nationally

Communications technology

5 (Best in VA)

15

Health, fitness, and recreation

31

67

Homeland Security

18 (Best in VA)

35

Humanities

30

46

Public administration

30

84

Money

Category

Among publics

Overall

Best colleges in the South

10

17

EduRank

Category

Among publics

Nationally

Accounting

36 59

Artificial intelligence

37

60

Atmospheric science

36 (best in VA)

47

Business

35

57

Cinematography

20 (best in DMV)

37

Communication

33

51

Computer engineering

36

60

Computer networking

32

47

Computer science

36

59

Criminology

20 (best in VA)

28

Cybersecurity

5 (best in DMV)

8

Early childhood education

26

29

Economics

31

57

Education

29

35

Entrepreneurship

3

4

Finance

31

57

Global commerce

21 (best in VA)

39

Graphic design

34

47

Hospitality and tourism

40

45

Human resources

32

52

Information technology

21

30

International economics

25

48

International relations

17

37

Machine learning

25 (best in VA)

43

Mathematics

38

59

Operations research

27

40

Performing arts

27 (best in VA)

41

Political economy

11 (best in VA)

23

Public policy administration

18 (best in VA)

31

Remote sensing

35(best in VA)

45

Social sciences

42

65

Software engineering

6 (best in DMV)

10

System engineering

20

26

Telecommunications engineering

33

49

Transportation engineering

35

42

Urban/regional planning

24

32

Web development

8 (best in DMV)

12

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