Mason in the rankings

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Updated Sept. 17, 2021

U.S. News and World Report

Read: Mason leads Virginia in innovation and diversity

Overall

 

 

 

 

 

 

Among publics

Nationally

 

 

 

Rank

67

148

 

 

 

Diversity

12 (best in Va.)

21

 

 

 

Innovation

9 (best in Va.)

18

 

 

 

Best value school

45

137

 

 

 

Best school for veterans

62

86

 

 

 

Social mobility (graduating Pell Grant students)

66

127

 

 

 

A+ school for B students (listed, no ranking)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Undergraduate programs

 

 

 

 

 

Among publics

Nationally

 

 

Cybersecurity

15

28

 

 

Teaching

20

71

 

 

Computer science

45

82

 

 

Engineering

51

86

 

 

Business

52

84

 

 

Nursing

71

96

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Graduate programs

 

 

 

 

 

 

Among publics

Nationally

 

 

 

Part-time law

1

4

 

 

 

Homeland security

4 (best in Va.)

7

 

 

 

International policy

5 (best in Va.)

14

 

 

 

Criminology

10 (best in Va.)

10

 

 

 

Intellectual property law

10

26

 

 

 

Public policy analysis

11

23

 

 

 

Special education

15

16

 

 

 

Corporate law

16

36

 

 

 

Elementary education

17

20

 

 

 

Health care management

17

33

 

 

 

Public management

18 (best in Va.)

26

 

 

 

Full-time law

19

41

 

 

 

Constitutional law

20

41

 

 

 

Nursing

21

37

 

 

 

Contracts law

21

45

 

 

 

Nonprofit management

23 (best in Va.)

32

 

 

 

Industrial engineering

24

37

 

 

 

Nursing doctorate

31

51

 

 

 

Trial advocacy law

33

90

 

 

 

Public affairs

34

48

 

 

 

Tax law

35

73

 

 

 

Public health

36

60

 

 

 

International law

36

78

 

 

 

Part-time MBA

40

66

 

 

 

Fine arts

41

73

 

 

 

Computer science

42

68

 

 

 

History

42

73

 

 

 

Dispute resolution law

42

100

 

 

 

Criminal law

42

81

 

 

 

Computer engineering

46

76

 

 

 

Political science

46

76

 

 

 

Economics

48

77

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Online Master’s Programs

 

 

 

 

 

 

Among publics

Nationally

 

 

 

Special education

5

5

 

 

 

Administration and supervision

12

13

 

 

 

Industrial systems

13

16

 

 

 

Curriculum and instruction

17

19

 

 

 

Business

26 (best in Va.)

38

 

 

 

Information technology

26 (best in Va.)

37

 

 

 

Engineering

37

46

 

 

 

Education

41

46

 

 

 

 

Times Higher Education

Read: Mason makes strong showing in latest worldwide rankings

 

Among publics

Nationally

 

 

Overall

37

70

 

 

Law

7

19

 

 

Clinical, non-clinical health

22

46

 

 

Psychology

23

47

 

 

Social sciences

33

61

 

 

Engineering

35

87

 

 

Education

43

58

 

 

Business

45

76

 

 

Life sciences

48

78

 

 

Physical sciences

53

85

 

 

Arts and humanities

55

91

 

 

Computer science

64

95

 

 

 

National Science Foundation

Read: Mason climbs in research funding behind computer science, social sciences and engineering

 

Among publics

Nationally

 

 

Social sciences

7 (best in Va.)

9

 

 

Computer/informational sciences

8 (best in Va.)

12

 

 

Engineering

69

93

 

 

Overall

85

122

 

 

 

Washington Monthly

Read: 2021 College Guide and Rankings

 

Among publics

Nationally

 

 

Overall

68

107

 

 

Best bang for the buck (Southeast)

22

34

 

 

Best for student voting (listed, no  ranking)

 

 

 

 

 

Academic Rankings of World Universities (Shanghai Rankings)

Read: Mason makes strong showing in latest worldwide rankings

 

Among publics

Nationally

 

Overall

36 (tied with Virginia Tech, Virginia Commonwealth, UMD-Balt.)

66

 

Economics

14 (best in Va.)

31

 

Atmospheric sciences

16 (best in Va.)

24

 

Public administration

16 (best in Va)

21

 

Law

17

32

 

Clinical medicine

21

49

 

Public health

25 (tied with Virginia Tech, Virginia Commonwealth, UMD-Balt.)

53

 

Communication

26 (best in Va.)

32

 

Political science

35

56 (tied with Georgetown, George Washington)

 

Business administration

35

56 (tied with Georgetown, George Washington)

 

Geography

37 (tied with Virginia Tech)

48 (tied with American, George Washington,)

 

Tourism/hospitality

38 (best in Va.)

44

 

Electrical Engineering

40

59 (tied with George Washington)

 

Education

41

55 (tied with George Washington)

 

Politics

41

55 (tied with George Washington)

 

Earth science

46 (tied with Old Dominion University

64

 

Finance

46

79 (tied with American University)

 

Management

46

69

 

Psychology

59

90 (tied with Georgetown, George Washington)

 

Computer science

65

95 (tied with George Washington)

 

Ecology

67 (tied with University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth)

84

 

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