(Portland, Ore.) March 16, 2011 – U.S. News Media Group’s 2012 edition of Best Graduate Schools includes several top-50 rankings for graduate programs at Portland State University (PSU).
Graduate programs at PSU ranked within the top 50 of their category include:
- Environmental Policy and Management (#13), City Management and Urban Policy (#17), and Public Affairs (#49), housed in the College of Urban and Public Affairs;
- Rehabilitation Counseling (#23), in the Graduate School of Education; and,
- Social Work (#36), in the School of Social Work.
Highlights of the rankings will be published in the Best Graduate Schools 2012 edition, on sale April 5, 2011. PSU’s overall rankings can be viewed at http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/portland-state-university-209807/overall-rankings.
U.S. News Media Group’s 2012 edition of Best Graduate Schools includes detailed statistical information on more than 1,200 programs nationwide. In addition to featuring new rankings in five of the largest professional graduate school disciplines (business, law, education, engineering, and medicine), the 2012 rankings also include updated peer-assessment-only rankings for healthcare management, nursing, nursing-anesthesia, nursing-midwifery, physician assistant, public health, rehabilitation counseling, and veterinary medicine.
About Portland State University (PSU)
Located in Portland, Oregon, PSU has about 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. PSU’s motto is “Let Knowledge Serve the City,” and we provide every student with opportunities to work with businesses, schools and organizations on real-world projects. Our downtown campus exhibits PSU’s commitment to sustainability with green buildings, while sustainability is incorporated into much of the curriculum.
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For Immediate Release (#11-027)
Scott Gallagher (503-725-8789)
PSU Communications Director