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Posted: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 8:53 pm | Updated: 11:17 pm, Tue Mar 12, 2013.

A number of University of Virginia graduate and professional school scored well in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.

The new rankings, out Tuesday, for graduate and professional schools, were: the School of Law, seventh; the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, 12th; the Curry School of Education, 22nd; and the School of Engineering and Applied Science, 38th.

The School of Medicine was 18th for primary care and 26th for research.

There were also new rankings, based on peer surveys, for some doctorate programs in the arts and sciences. UVa’s rankings were: English, 10th; history, 20th; psychology, 26th; economics, 30th; sociology, 35th; and political science, 36th.

"Students in our graduate and professional schools can be sure that they will receive a rigorous and challenging education here," Executive Vice President and Provost John D. Simon said in a news release.

"Performing well in the U.S. News rankings is a result of this hard work. It’s rewarding and also provides incentive to continue getting better."

 

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