Achieving Goal 2: Georgia State Graduate Schools Rise In U.S. News And World Report Rankings
Georgia State University’s Andrew Young School of Policy Studies broke into the top 20 public affairs graduate schools and the College of Education & Human Development continued its rapid ascent up the U.S. News & World Report magazine rankings of higher education graduate programs, placing 40th in this year’s survey.
The Andrew Young School rose seven spots to No. 18 overall in the public affairs degree programs, tying with Columbia, Duke, American and Ohio State universities. The College of Education & Human Development ranked 59th two years ago and jumped to 48 last year.
Rankings of graduate schools are based on qualitative and quantitative measures. Rankings of individual programs are based on peer assessments.