St. Thomas programs in business, education, law and social work are included in the Best Graduate School rankings published Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report.

The Opus College of Business ranks No. 100 among the 453 schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The ranking is an improvement from No. 110 last year and No. 104 in 2012, the first year that Opus was eligible because of its 2010 accreditation.

In addition, U.S. News ranked the St. Thomas Evening MBA program No. 110 among the 310 accredited schools in the Best Part-Time MBA Programs category.

Other St. Thomas rankings:

  • The School of Social Work, a joint program sponsored by St. Thomas and St. Catherine University, continues to be ranked No. 52 among 206 graduate programs. U.S. News does not conduct a new social work survey every year; the last survey was in 2012.
  • The School of Law is No. 129 among 194 accredited laws schools, compared to No. 124 last year.
  • The School of Education, part of the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling, is No. 162 among 356 schools granting doctoral degrees.
  • The School of Engineering is not listed in the national U.S. rankings because it does not offer doctoral programs.