University of Southern California is rated 1st in the US News & World Report's 2013 rankings of the Best Physical Therapy Programs. The University of Delaware's Department of Physical Therapy is ranked second in the nation, followed by University of Pittsburgh and Washington University in St. Louis (both schools tied for 3rd position).

University of the Pacific's Doctor of Physical Therapy program is placed among the top 100 best graduate schools in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News's Best Graduate Schools Rankings. This ranking puts the program in the top 4 in California. The magazine also ranked Pacific's Doctor of Pharmacy program 48th and Speech-Language Pathology program 84th.

Physical therapy at the University of Utah moved up five places to 14th for 2013, while the College of Nursing graduate programs remained at 36th and the nursing-midwifery program held steady at 8th.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) School of Allied Health Professions' physical therapy program is ranked 34th out of 201 U.S. PT programs, while the College of Pharmacy ranked 32nd out of 125 U.S. schools of pharmacy.

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