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Humanities Universities in United States of America by US News Ranking

Check best universities & colleges for Humanities, degree in United States of America ranked by US News

Different agencies use different metrics to evaluate universities around the world, however the most common factors are : a) Academic achievements b) Employability c) Educational process d) Research facilities e) International outlook as to number of international students and faculty f) Citation by each faculty g) Student Faculty ratio etc.

Subject ranking is updated every year for top universities in United States of America by US News. Many ranking indicators such as Global Research Reputation, Regional Research Reputation, Subject Publications, Subject Books, International Collaboration & Total Citations Data is used to compute subject ranking.

Humanities

A discipline solely dedicated to study of human thoughts, ways, creativity, know how people process and document experiences, people who came before us and our contemporaries. The study forms a bridge to understand our own kind by providing a platform to learn many languages, variety of cultures and human history. Humanities as a branch holds a special place as it teaches empathy, critical thinking through creativity, to reason on complex, subjective and broken pieces of information, evaluation on our existence and the world we live in. Due to its emphasis on emotional intelligence and vocal skills, you find humanities graduate practicing journalism, publishing, advertising, and managing international relations. 

Various Major under Humanities

Diversity of the discipline offers many majors to choose from - liberal arts, literature, fine arts, religion, anthropology, film, visual media, mass communication, law, archaeology, social works, political science, international relations, fashion, theatre, sociology, modern languages, while history, psychology, philosophy, and linguistics dominate the rest.

Career opportunities for Humanities

Based on the major you specialize you may fit in the following profiles: 1) Linguist 2) Human resources specialist 3) Foreign correspondent 4) Journalist 5) Advertising Manager 6) Genealogist 7) Museum Curator 8) Editor 9) Public Relations Manager 10) Technical writer 11) Event organizer 12) Lawyer 13) Archivist 14) Archaeologist 15) Political Analyst and the list of options doesn’t end here.

Below is a list of top universities in United States of America for studying Humanities sorted by US News

Duke University

Duke University

United States of America

38
US News
29
Times Higher Education
Northwestern University

Northwestern University

United States of America

39
US News
58
Times Higher Education
University of Arizona

University of Arizona

United States of America

40
US News
80
Times Higher Education
University of Maryland College Park

University of Maryland College Park

United States of America

43
US News
87
Times Higher Education

University of California San Diego

University of California San Diego

United States of America

52
US News
61
Times Higher Education
Michigan State University

Michigan State University

United States of America

55
US News
101-125
Times Higher Education
Cornell University

Cornell University

United States of America

62
US News
26
Times Higher Education
Arizona State University Tempe

Arizona State University Tempe

United States of America

65
US News
126-150
Times Higher Education
Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University

United States of America

68
US News
60
Times Higher Education

Georgetown University

Georgetown University

United States of America

69
US News
98
Times Higher Education
University of Southern California

University of Southern California

United States of America

71
US News
81
Times Higher Education
Boston University

Boston University

United States of America

72
US News
101-125
Times Higher Education
77
US News
73
Times Higher Education
University of Washington

University of Washington

United States of America

80
US News
79
Times Higher Education
83
US News
82
Times Higher Education
Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University

United States of America

84
US News
36
Times Higher Education
University of Notre Dame

University of Notre Dame

United States of America

85
US News
54
Times Higher Education
University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts Amherst

United States of America

89
US News
-
Times Higher Education
University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut

United States of America

92
US News
176-200
Times Higher Education
University of Minnesota Twin Cities

University of Minnesota Twin Cities

United States of America

93
US News
151-175
Times Higher Education
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