DENVER (April 15, 2010) – The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Denver Campus are home to some of the top graduate programs in the nation according to the U.S. News & World Report. The national magazine released its 2010 graduate school rankings April 15.

A number of graduate programs at CU Denver made the top 50 list in their area of emphasis. Eight CU Denver graduate programs are among the country’s Top 10.

• Physician Assistant: No. 8
College of Nursing, Master’s program: No. 15
Nursing specialties:
Adult clinical nurse specialist (medical/surgical): No. 6
Adult nurse practitioner: No. 8
Family nurse practitioner: No. 5
Pediatric nurse practitioner: No. 3
School of Medicine:
Research: No. 27
Primary Care: No. 5
Medical specialties:
Family Medicine: No. 9
Pediatrics: No. 9
Internal Medicine: No. 22
School of Public Affairs: No. 32
• Biological Sciences: No. 68

The magazine’s 2010 rankings are based on faculty surveys conducted between 2007 and 2009, and apply to accredited public and private universities in the United States. The annual rankings are based on expert opinion about program quality, or a combination of expert opinion and statistical indicators that measure the quality of a school’s faculty, research and students.

U.S. News & World Report will post all of its rankings at on Thursday, April 15, and these rankings will appear in the May 2010 print edition on April 27. The magazine’s America’s Best Graduate Schools guidebook will be available on April 20.

University of Colorado Denver
The University of Colorado Denver offers more than 120 degrees and programs in 13 schools and colleges and serves more than 28,000 students. CU Denver is located on the Denver Campus and the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colo. For more information, visit the CU Denver Newsroom.

Contact: Caitlin Jenney, 303.315.6376, [email protected]

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