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Best Graduate Schools 2014 Released by U.S. News & World Report

The Most-Trusted Source on Colleges and Universities Releases Rankings for the Nation's Best Master's, Professional and Doctoral Degree Programs

TAMPA, Fla., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — U.S. News & World Report has released Best Graduate Schools 2014, a definitive compilation of the best graduate schools as ranked by the nation's most-trusted source on colleges and universities.

Highly regarded since its first appearance in 1994, the annual Best Graduate Schools rankings offer a reliable, easy-to-use resource for those seeking the best schools for attaining a master's, professional or doctoral degree.

The complete listings will be available on both and the U.S. News University Directory, a website that provides students with the opportunity to connect directly with colleges and universities that provide both online and traditional on-campus educations.  The directory also provides higher education news and information on hundreds of college degrees and careers.

"This is the go-to list for those seeking the top schools for getting a graduate degree," said Matthew Speer, Director of Sales and Marketing for U.S. News University Connection. "U.S. News & World Report is the best-known and most-trusted source for college rankings, and we're excited to offer students this comprehensive rankings list as well as a way to connect to schools."

According to data updated Jan. 28, 2013, from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), holding a higher degree can significantly impact your earnings. The weekly median salary for those with a master's degree in 2012 was $1,300, while those with a bachelor's degree earned $1,066 a week, according to the BLS. Those with a doctoral degree earned a weekly median income of $1,624 in 2012, while those with a professional degree earned $1,735, according to the BLS.

For anyone considering an advanced degree, Best Graduate Schools 2014 is an indispensable resource from the trusted authority on the nation's best colleges and graduate schools.

About U.S. News University Directory

U.S. News University Directory provides comprehensive and unbiased information on more than 1,900 academic institutions directly from U.S. News & World Report, the most trusted source for college and university rankings since 1983. Prospective students can search America's best colleges and America's best graduate schools offering associate's degrees, bachelor's degrees, master's and MBA degrees, doctoral and PhD degrees, and certificate programs. And because U.S. News is the leading ranking resource for anyone seeking an on-campus or online degree, students who use the directory can be confident that they are getting the best education advice and information available.

Matthew Speer, Director, Sales and Marketing
U.S. News University Connection