The Rutgers School of Health Professions’ Physician Assistant program has been ranked No. 7 in the country by U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools, continuing the program’s long reputation as one of the nation’s best. Recognized alongside renowned universities such as Duke, Baylor, and Stanford, Rutgers moved from No. 21 in 2019 to one of the top 10 this year. The upward trajectory represents the highest ranking in the program’s history, marking Rutgers School of Health Professions as one of the leading institutions in the country for students to pursue a physician assistant graduate degree.

School of Health Professions interim dean Alma Merians congratulated the Department of Physician Assistant Studies, saying, “We’re honored to have our physician assistant graduate program recognized again as one of the best by U.S. News & World Report. The top 10 ranking is a testament to our faculty and students and the hard work that goes into achieving such wonderful recognition. Congratulations, we are extremely proud of you.” To read the full story.