The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s graduate programs in medicine, nursing and law all climbed the rankings ladder last year, according to the U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools numbers released on Tuesday, March 10.
- The John A. Burns School of Medicine is a Top 20 medical school for primary care. It moved up to 19th in the nation from 57th place last year.
- The William S. Richardson School of Law rose to 82nd from 100th.
- The School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene’s masters program in nursing moved up to 83rd from 99th.
The U.S. News and World Report annual rankings of professional school programs are based on both expert opinion and statistical indicators that measure the quality of a school’s faculty, research and students, according to the magazine.