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CU graduate school programs get top ranks in U.S. News list

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BOULDER, Colo. — U.S. News list of 2015 best graduate schools in the country gave several high ranks to programs at the University of Colorado.

CU-Boulder’s atomic/molecular/optical physics program was ranked No. 1 nationally in its field.

The environmental law and engineering programs both were ranked ninth in the country. CU’s physics, clinical psychology and audiology programs were all ranked 18th in the nation.

CU’s Anschutz Medical campus received several top 10 rankings for specialties including family medicine (fifth), pediatrics (sixth) and rural medicine (ninth). The medical school overall was ranked 13th nationally for primary care.

U.S. News ranks graduate schools based off expert opinions and statistical research.