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Computer Science and Statistics graduate programs are in the top 20 among public universities.

The University of California, Irvine’s graduate programs in education and chemistry place in the nation’s top 10 among public universities in U.S. News & World Report’s annual graduate school rankings, published online today. Nine other fields of advanced study are in the top 20 among public universities, marking UCI as one of the leading locations in the country for students to pursue graduate degrees.

“UCI has established itself as a world-class public research university in a wide range of graduate disciplines,” said Gillian Hayes, vice provost for graduate education and dean of the Graduate Division. “These rankings confirm that our campus offers challenging and intellectually rich opportunities for students of all backgrounds to achieve academic and professional excellence.”

Graduate programs at UCI within the top 20 among public universities are:

  • Biology, 12th (32nd overall)
  • Business – fully employed MBA, 14th (25th overall)
  • Computer science, 14th (28th overall)
  • Law, 16th (37th overall)
  • Economics, 17th (38th overall)
  • Statistics, 18th (27th overall)
  • Business – full-time MBA, 19th (44th overall)
  • Public health, 19th (31st overall)
  • Math, 20th (37th overall)

UCI is one of the top doctorate-granting institutions in the U.S., offering more than 120 master’s and Ph.D. programs. It has over 6,000 students engaged in advanced scholarship and research. In 2021, UCI granted 845 master’s degrees and 289 Ph.D.s.

Read the full story on UCI News.