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Recent Rankings

Kiplinger's 2015-2016

  • Best values in private colleges: 28th

US News and World Report 2017

  • National universities: 32nd
  • Best value schools: 23rd
  • Best colleges for veterans: 19th
  • Best graduate schools—physics (atomic, molecular, and optical): 6th
  • Best graduate schools—political science: 15th
  • Best graduate schools—economics: 22nd
  • Best graduate schools—Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences: 41st

Times Higher Education World Rankings (U.K.) 2015-2016

  • World universities: 158th

Center for World University Rankings (CWUR)  2016

Global university ranking that measures the quality of education and training of students as well as the prestige of the faculty members and the quality of their research without relying on surveys and university data submissions.

  • World ranking: 72nd
  • U.S. ranking: 45th

Business Schools

US News and World Report 2017

  • U.S. business schools: 39th (Simon)
  • U.S. business schools—finance: 18th
  • U.S. business schools—accounting: 31st

Financial Times 2016

  • World business schools: 86th (Simon)
  • U.S. business schools: 41st (Simon)
  • World business schools—finance: 9th

Forbes 2015

  • Best business schools: 44th (Simon)

Medical Schools/Hospitals

US News and World Report 2015

  • Best graduate schools—medicine research: 34th
  • Best graduate schools—primary care: 21st

US News and World Report 2015-2016: Best Children's Hospitals

  • National—nephrology: 41st (Golisano Children's Hospital)
  • National—pediatric diabetes and endocrinology: 42nd (Golisano Children's Hospital)

US News and World Report 2015-2016: Best Hospitals

  • Rochester region: 1st (University of Rochester Medical Center)
  • New York State: 4th
  • National—gynecology: 22nd
  • National-diabetes and endocrinology: 34th
  • National—nephrology: 39th
  • National—neurology and neurosurgery: 41st

National Institutes of Health 2014

  • NIH funding: 34th

Music Schools

Kaplan's 2008 "How to Get Into College" guide lists the Eastman School of Music as the Hottest Music School

US News and World Report 2004

this was the last year that music programs were ranked independently

  • Music graduate programs: 1st (Eastman)

Nursing Schools

US News and World Report 2016

  • Best graduate schools: 30th

National Institutes of Health 2014

  • NIH funding: 35th