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KU accolades

August 12, 2006

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Citations:

¢ Conservative college guidebook "Choosing the Right College 2006: The Whole Truth about America's Top Schools" calls KU "one of the best state-school educations now available."

¢ Life sciences trade magazine The Scientist ranked KU 10th for best places for postdoctoral researchers.

¢ KU included on Peace Corps' national list of "Top Producing College and Universities" for the number of Peace Corps volunteers produced.

¢ 2006 edition of "Fiske Guide to Colleges" lists KU as one of top 14 public best buys in America.

¢ KU School of Law ranked 70th on U.S. News & World Report list of Best Graduate (Law) Schools, 2007. Among only its public peers, the school ranked 35th.

¢ KU School of Education ranked 24th on U.S. News & World Report list of Best Graduate (Education) Schools, 2007. When compared with only public institutions, the school ranked 15th.

Other top 25 U.S. News Rankings when compared with other public institutions:

¢ city management and urban policy ranks first

¢ special education ranks first

¢ community health, tied for second

¢ paleontology ranks third

¢ public management ranks fourth

¢ occupational therapy, tied for fourth

¢ public affairs, tied for fifth

¢ audiology ranks fifth

¢ speech-language pathology ranks sixth

¢ sedimentology/stratigraphy ranks seventh

¢ social work, tied for eighth

¢ petroleum engineering, tied for eighth

¢ physical therapy, tied for 10th

¢ nursing-midwifery, tied for 12th

¢ music, tied for 12th

¢ nursing-anesthesia, tied for 14th

¢ education ranks 15th

¢ pharmacy ranks 16th

¢ public finance and budgeting, tied for 17th

¢ rural medicine, tied for 17th

¢ health services administration, tied for 18th

¢ clinical child psychology, tied for 19th

¢ nursing, tied for 20th

¢ clinical psychology, tied for 23rd

¢ drama/theater, tied for 23rd

¢ history, tied for 24th

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