U.S. News ranks CLAS graduate programs among nation's best


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Several graduate programs offered by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences placed among the best in the country in the 2022 Best Graduate Schools rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report.

Graduate programs in English, history, sociology (Ph.D.) and public administration, all ranked in the top 100 in the nation. 

U.S. News based their rankings on expert opinions and statistics that measure the quality of the school's faculty, research and students, it said in a news release.

WSU's graduate program in English ranked No. 82 among all programs in the United States. The master in public administration program ranked No. 83. History came in at No. 92 and WSU's doctoral program in sociology was ranked No. 100. 

More than 20 graduate programs across the university were ranked in the top 100 for 2022. To read more about Wayne State's rankings across all schools and colleges, visit the Wayne State Graduate School

Read how U.S. News calculates the Best Graduate School rankings.

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