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Clarkson University Environmental Engineering Programs Rank Highly in U.S. News Best Graduate Schools

Clarkson University is again featured in the latest edition of Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News Media Group. Highlights of the rankings will be published in the U.S. News Best Graduate Schools 2014 guidebook in April.

Clarkson’s graduate environmental engineering programs were ranked #34 in the nation. The interdisciplinary program in environmental science & engineering is administered by Clarkson’s Institute for a Sustainable Environment. The civil & environmental engineering program is in the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering’s Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering.

Clarkson’s School of Business was #101 of the 448 master’s programs in business accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) and included in the magazine’s annual survey.

The Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering receiving a ranking of #116 overall. Its other rankings included civil engineering at #56, chemical engineering at #60, materials engineering at #75, mechanical engineering at #84, and electrical engineering at #102.

Clarkson’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program was ranked at #121.

Graduate education at Clarkson University provides a high degree of collaboration within its rigorous research and learning opportunities. The School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering and the Institute for a Sustainable Environment provide programs of study leading to the master of business administration, master of engineering, master of science, doctor of physical therapy, and doctor of philosophy degrees.

Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world's pressing issues. Through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, sciences and health sciences, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and engineering innovation with enterprise.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Annie Harrison, Director of Media Relations, at 315-268-6764 or]

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