Simmons Moves Up in U.S. News Top 10 Rankings; Archives Program Ranked #1

picture.jpgU.S. News & World Report has once again awarded Simmons GSLIS a slot on the top 10 schools of library and information studies. The program rose from 10th place to 9th in this latest report. GSLIS also is ranked in the #1 position for Archives and Preservation, and was listed among the best nationally in Digital Librarianship, Services for Children and Youth, and School Library Media. The full report can be found here.

The rankings were released March 12 and will be featured in U.S. News & World Report's  "Best Graduate Schools 2014" edition, available on April 9. This ranking is based on data from more than 1,250 programs and 13,000 academics and professionals; expert opinions and statistical indicators gave weight to the study. The ranking is from surveys conducted in 2012 and 2013 and based solely on the nominations of program deans, program directors, and a senior faculty member at each program. For more information, see the Simmons press release.