U.S. News and World Report ranked the School of Social Work as 37th best in the nation in a study conducted in 2012. The Wayne State School of Social Work is tied with six other U.S. schools of social work for 37th place.
U.S. News and World Report placed Wayne State University in the category of national university. The magazine says that universities in this category offer a full range of undergraduate programs, plus master’s and doctoral programs, and emphasize faculty research. Wayne State University was ranked among tier 2 national universities in the publication’s 2016 Best Colleges Rankings.
Known for its authoritative rankings of best colleges, best graduate schools, and best hospitals, U.S. News and World Report uses qualitative measures deemed by experts to indicate academic quality.