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COE moves up a spot in U.S. News grad-school rankings

Several programs at the University of Oregon — including law, education and the sciences — are included in the U.S. News & World Report's annual "America's Best Graduate Schools" 2016 edition.

The College of Education moved from No. 13 overall (No. 6 among public institutions) to No. 12 overall (No. 5 among publics). It also was recognized for its research funding per faculty member. COE faculty earned an average of $872,000 each in funding, ranking No. 2 among public universities. The COE’s overall reported research funding increased $900,000 for 2016, from $34.0 million to $34.9 million, ranking No. 6 among public universities and No. 10 overall.

“Rankings are one of several factors prospective students and faculty consider when selecting a university, and these lists recognize areas of excellence at the UO,” said UO acting Provost Frances Bronet. “Our graduate programs are central to the overall research mission and are the foundation of the educational experience of our students.”

Read the full story in Around the O.

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