Howard University College of Medicine Retains #1 Most Diverse Medical School Ranking
WASHINGTON- Howard University’s graduate programs in social work, education, and business each received significant increases in the annual national rankings produced by US news and world report 2023 “Best Graduate Schools” SEO. The Howard University School of Social Work is ranked No. 16the School of Education (HUSOE) is ranked No. 71and the School of Business is ranked No. 57 for its full-time MBA program. In the medical school rankings, Howard University College of Medicine ranked No. 1 for the most diverse medical school and No. 49 ranking for Most graduates in primary care specialties.
“The increased ranking of our graduate program confirms the efforts of Howard University faculty, staff and students who work tirelessly to maintain the highest level of academic excellence,” said President Wayne AI Frederick, MD, MBA. “We recognize the collective effort of our campus community who strive to fulfill our mission of truth and service and consistently provide Howard students with unique and innovative programming. It is through their service that our graduate students leave the Howard campus equipped with a wide range of skills and a deep sense of purpose, ready to make an impact in their communities.
the Howard University School of Social Work jumped nine spots on the list this year with a ranking of No. 16. Rooted in a social justice framework, the school offers interprofessional programming that increases student readiness to enter the field upon graduation. In January, the School of Social Work launched an online MSW program that increases accessibility, allowing students to benefit from the program’s world-class educational experience from virtually anywhere.
“Our founding Dean, Dr. Inabel Burns Lindsay, decided to have a social work program at Howard that was respected and responsive to the needs of African Americans and other marginalized and underserved populations,” said Sandra Crewe, Ph.D., Dean of the School of Social Work. “Being highly ranked by our peer institutions reflects our positive relationships and our continued commitment to excellence and our boldness in tackling inequality in our society. I am grateful to our faculty, staff, alumni, students, colleagues and friends for recognizing and investing in our excellence. »
Howard University School of Education climbed 20 places to No. 71. Ranked among the top 30% of colleges in the nation, the School of Education has advanced its position in the world through continuous innovation in the learning and self-assessment of its various programs.
“The past two academic years have been filled with challenge, resilience and triumph,” said Dawn Williams, Ph.D., Dean of the School of Education. “The faculty of the School of Education has served not only our students, but also the wider education community as we have managed learning transitions and threats to the delivery of an education culturally affirmed. Throughout this time, we have maintained an unwavering commitment to our mission of empowering individuals, schools and communities through the promotion of racial and social justice. It gives me great joy to know that our hard work has not gone unnoticed.
Howard University School of Business ranked No. 57 for its full-time MBA program, a seven-point increase in its ranking over the previous year. The School of Business and its award-winning programs were the first business school in Washington, D.C. to receive accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. In addition to its full-time MBA program, the school has worked to expand its online offering with a part-time online MBA and two new specialized programs: an online Masters in Accounting and a Masters in Finance. in line.
“Howard School of Business is proud to see our rankings continue to rise among the nation’s top business programs,” said Anthony D. Wilbon, Ph.D., dean of the Howard University School of Business. “Our students and faculty have worked hard over the past year to maintain a standard of excellence and I am pleased that our efforts are recognized and respected. We’re constantly innovating in our approach to education, as evidenced by our ever-expanding online offerings, and we’re excited for what the future holds.
The Ranked College of Medicine No. 1 for the Most Diverse Medical Schools for X Year in a Row and Jumped to No. 49 in the ranking of most graduates in primary care specialties.
“For more than a century, Howard University College of Medicine has provided students with high academic potential with an exceptionally high quality medical education, preparing future physicians and scientists to serve the underserved,” said Hugh E. Mighty, MD, dean of the Howard University College of Medicine and senior vice president of clinical affairs. “We are delighted that many of our programs have made notable gains in this year’s US News & World Report rankings.”
Since 1983, the US News and World Report has been the leading authority in ranking educational institutions. Their rankings are often used in the decision-making process for those pursuing higher education. Howard’s jump in the rankings reflects the success of the school’s mission to be a leading institution that generates impactful research. Howard continues to strive for excellence and progress in developing transformational leaders and educators.
About Howard University
Founded in 1867, Howard University is a private research university comprised of 14 schools and colleges. Students follow more than 140 study programs leading to undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University operates with a commitment to excellence in truth and service and has produced one Schwarzman Scholars, three Marshall Scholars, four Rhodes Scholars, 12 Truman Scholars, 25 Pickering Scholars, and more than 165 Fulbright recipients. Howard is also producing more African-American doctorates on campus. recipients than any other university in the United States. For more information about Howard University, visit www.howard.edu.
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