National rankings

Our School was ranked top public school of public health by U.S. News & World Report in 2011 (2012 edition) and placed second overall.

Schools of public health are ranked by U.S. News & World Report about every three or four years. The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health has been ranked in the top three ever since the graduate school rankings began.

Rankings

Rank
Year
Category
Department
Ranking organization
#1
2012 edition,
ranked in 2011
School of public health, public school   U.S. News & World Report
#2
2012 edition,
ranked in 2011
School of public health, overall   U.S. News & World Report

#3

2012 edition, ranked in 2011 Healthcare management, master’s program Department of Health Policy and Management U.S. News’ annual graduate school rankings

#3

2012 edition, ranked in 2011 Community/public health clinical nurse specialty Public Health Leadership Program U.S. News’ annual graduate school rankings

#11 (tie)

2012 edition, ranked in 2011 Public health nursing program Public Health Leadership Program U.S. News’ annual graduate school rankings

#12 (tie)

2012 edition, ranked in 2011 Engineering, environmental/environmental health Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering U.S. News & World Report, “America’s Best Graduate Schools”

#2

September 2011 Online Executive Master of Healthcare Administration Department of Health Policy and Management The Best Colleges (thebestcolleges.org)

#10 (tie)

2011 edition, ranked in 2010 Biostatistics PhD program Department of Biostatistics U.S. News & World Report, “America’s Best Graduate Schools”

#1

2012 Executive master’s program for physician-executives Department of Health Policy and Management Modern Healthcare magazine

Top ten

2008 Environmental policy and management programs Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering U.S. News & World Report, “America’s Best Graduate Schools”

University rankings
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill consistently ranks among the top public universities.

Rank
Year
Category
Ranking organization

#1

2011, tenth consecutive year Public college, combining great academics and affordable tuition Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine

#1

2011 edition, ranked in 2010 Public university U.S. News & World Report, “Great Schools, Great Prices”

#5

2011 edition, ranked in 2010, tenth consecutive year Public university U.S. News & World Report, “Best Colleges”

#8

2011 Best value in public colleges The Princeton Review