Graduate Schools by State

Key Takeaways

  • Academic offerings are influenced by local and regional trends

  • As a result, you’ll find some areas of graduate study are more popular and better supported by universities in certain areas of the country

  • Use our rankings of graduate schools by state to find the best options in your state

Why Searching for Graduate Schools by State is Important

While graduate school may springboard your career and empower you as a professional, the fact remains that it is a big investment. As a graduate student you will invest yourself both financially and in terms of your time and energy.

For this reason, finding the right graduate school is crucial when you choose to invest in your education–because the best graduate schools will offer the best prospects of return on your investment of time and money.

And while the path to finding the right graduate school will vary from student to student, exploring the best offerings in each state is a great place to start.

With this in mind, we have compiled our rankings of graduate schools in each state so that you can explore your options and compare in-state and out-of-state tuition. You’ll find the rankings below organized alphabetically, so you can quickly find the state that you’re interested in.

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States: Arizona to Indiana

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States: Kentucky to New York

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States: North Carolina to Washington