Grad schools make the grade


UGA graduate programs continue to rank among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools. UGA’s School of Public and International Affairs ranked fourth among graduate schools of public affairs; the College of Education ranked 38th, up from 46th last year; the School of Law ranked 34th, up one position from last year; and the Terry College of Business ranked 57th nationwide. SPIA is now alone in the fourth position, having surpassed Princeton University with whom it was previously tied. The only schools ranked above SPIA are Harvard (No. 3), Indiana (No. 2) and Syracuse (No. 1). Other UGA colleges and schools ranked in the report include the College of Pharmacy at 26th and the School of Social Work at 37th. The rankings, with methodology used by U.S. News & World Report, are available at