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Seattle University Business, Nursing and Law Earn High Rankings Nationally in Latest U.S. News ‘Best Graduate Schools’ Rankings

April 3, 2020

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Seattle University business, nursing and law graduate programs made the rankings in the U.S. News & World Report “Best Graduate Schools 2021,” including several ranked in the Top 25 nationally.

Seattle University business, nursing and law graduate programs made the rankings in the U.S. News & World Report “Best Graduate Schools 2021,” including several ranked in the Top 25 nationally.

The Albers School of Business and Economics has three programs ranked in the Top 25 nationally: Leadership Executive MBA #16, Master of Business Analytics #25 and Master of Professional Accounting #25.

The School of Law ranked #27 for Part-Time Law program (tie), which is #1 in Washington state and #2 in the Northwest.

Among specialty rankings:

  • The Law School’s Legal Writing program is ranked #3 in the U.S.
  • The Law School’s Ronald A. Peterson Law Clinic is #20 in the nation for clinical programs.
  • The College of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program is #76, up 12 positions over 2019’s ranking, putting into the top 22 percent of such programs nationally.
  • The Nurse Midwifery program is #17 (tie).
  • The Albers’ Part-Time MBA program is ranked #61, making it the third highest in the Northwest.
  • The Albers’ EMBA program is #16 (tie), best in the Northwest and the state and #4 on the West Coast.
  • The Albers’ Master of Professional Accounting and Master of Business Analytics programs are #25 (tie), among the top 3 best in the Northwest and the state. This year is the first time the latter program was ranked in S. News.
  • The Albers’ Finance program is #31, best in the Northwest and the state.

 “These independent rankings are another testimony to the quality and impact of Seattle University’s graduate and professional programs. I am very proud of our faculty, staff, and students,” says Provost Shane P. Martin, PhD.

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