Mason in the rankings

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Updated March. 30, 2022

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

Best school for veterans

62

86

Graduate programs

Among publics

Nationally

Part-time law

1

4

Industrial-Organizational psychology

4

5

Homeland security

6 (best in Va.)

7

International policy

5 (best in Va.)

14

Criminology

10 (best in Va.)

10

Intellectual property law

6 (best in Va.)

19

Public policy analysis

12 (best in Va.)

24

Special education

14

15

Corporate law

17

41

Elementary education

16

20

Non-profit management

14 (best in Va.)

18

Health care management

17

33

Public management

18 (best in Va.)

26

Best law school

11

30

Constitutional law

19

40

Nursing master's

23

37

Nursing-DNP

38

52

Contracts law

18

37

Nonprofit management

23 (best in Va.)

32

Industrial engineering

29

39

Public finance

19

26

Local government management

24

27

Leadership

19

27

Psychology

47

80

Trial advocacy law

31

89

Public affairs

26

39

Tax law

33

70

Public health

36

60

International law

30

67

Part-time MBA

40

67

Fine arts

41

73

Computer science

37

63

History

42

73

Dispute resolution law

43

103

Criminal law

38

80

Computer engineering

44

75

Political science

46

76

Economics

40

74

Education

52

67

Engineering

56

92

Statistics

38

54

Electrical engineering

49

82

Civil Engineering

63

89

Social work

54

79

 

 

Times Higher Education

Read: Mason makes strong showing in latest worldwide rankings

 

Among publics

Nationally

 

 

Overall

33

63

 

 

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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