PhD Program Rankings

The National Research Council (NRC) has conducted a study of Research-Doctorate Programs in the United States. The NRC study is recognized by academics, higher education policymakers, and research foundations as the most reliable and comprehensive measure of university doctoral programs in the United States.

View below for NRC rankings and league tables of top PhD programs by department:

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Pharmacology

Physiology

Cell Biology

Computer Science

Philosophy

Astrophysics/Astronomy

Anthropology

Art History

Geography

Geosciences

Classics

Music

English

French

Electrical Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

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NRC Rankings 2010

Accounting PhD Program Rankings by Public Accounting Report