U.S. News Ranks Graduate Programs at Saint Louis University Among the Best for 2021
More than 30 programs at Saint Louis University have been ranked in the U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools for 2021, including a No. 1 ranking for SLU’s health law program for the 16th year. The rankings were released March 17.
The Center for Health Law Studies in the Saint Louis University School of Law has been listed as a top program since the rankings were first published.
Three graduate programs in the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business — entrepreneurship, international business and supply chain management — were ranked in the top 15.
Among SLU's medical and health professions programs, occupational therapy and physical therapy were ranked in the top 50, while medical primary care and medical research ranked in the top 75.
In rankings for best education programs, SLU's School of Education ranked No.162 on a national list of 393 schools.
SLU's U.S. News Graduate Rankings for 2021
In terms of methodology, U.S. News says its graduate school rankings are based "expert opinions about program excellence and statistical indicators that measure the quality of a school's faculty, research and students."
Specialty rankings are based solely on nominations and ratings from school officials, as well as other types of peer assessments.
How U.S. News Calculated the 2021 Best Graduate Schools Rankings
- No. 1: Health Law
- No. 37: Part-time
- No. 71: Constitutional
- No. 80 Tax
- No. 86: Clinical Training
- No. 88: Business/Corporate
- No. 90: Best Programs-Overall
- No. 90: Contracts/Commercial
- No. 90: Intellectual Property
- No. 98: International
- No. 100: Criminal
- No. 127: Legal Writing
- No. 131: Trial Advocacy
- No. 159: Environmental
- No. 10: Entrepreneurship
- No. 11: International
- No. 13: Supply Chain
- No. 39: Part-time MBA
- No. 40: Accounting
- No. 34: Physical Therapy
- No. 42: Occupational Therapy
- No. 58: Medical-Primary Care
- No. 63: Speech-Language Pathology
- No. 66: Nursing-Master’s
- No. 74: Medical-Research
- No. 74: Nursing-DNP
- No. 101: Clinical Psychology
- No. 64: Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical
- No. 117: Biomedical/Bioengineering
- No. 134: Computer
- No. 143: Civil Engineering
- No. 149: Mechanical
- No. 168: Electrical/Electronic/Communications
Previously Ranked Programs Not Re-Ranked for 2021
U.S. News does not re-rank all graduate programs every year. Some disciplines are ranked on four or six-year cycles. Below is a summary of the most recent rankings for these programs.
- No. 13: Health Care Management
- No. 37: Physician Assistant
- No. 46: Public Health
- No. 51: Social Work
- No. 77: English
- No. 98: History
- No. 99: Earth Sciences
- No. 112: Biology
- No. 122: Chemistry
- No. 148: Psychology
- No. 136: Mathematics