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U.S. News & World Report ranks Rutgers School of Social Work among top 17 graduate schools in the country
March 20, 2018

According to the most recent ranking of graduate schools from U.S. News & World Report, Rutgers School of Social Work's ranks 17th among MSW programs in the nation, up from 22nd place in 2014 and 26th place in 2012. Rutgers School of Social Work now ranks ninth among public university programs, and second (tied with NYU) in the competitive New York market.

“Our high ranking is a tribute to the people who work here,” says Dean and Distinguished Professor, Cathryn C. Potter. "My congratulations go out to our talented faculty and staff whose commitment to research, learning, and advancing the core principles of the field have contributed to this national acknowledgement of excellence." 

U.S. News & World Report is the global authority in rankings of graduate programs. The 251 Master of Social Work programs accredited by the Council on Social Work Education are ranked on the results of peer assessment surveys sent to deans and other key informants.

For questions, contact Laurie Zazenski at or 848-932-5340. 

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