Top Master's Degree Programs in the Northern U.S

Master's degree programs and universities in the Northern U.S., ranked by U.S. News & World Report as Regional Universities - North, offer a wide variety of educational programs and award master's degrees to their graduates. However, most do not offer doctorate degree programs. Use our directory to help you find your ideal master's degree online or on-campus in the Northern U.S.

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CUNY--John Jay College of Criminal Justice

New York, NY

Founded in 1965, CUNY—John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a public institution located in New York, New York. The school is part of the City University of New York (CUNY). John Jay College is dedicated to education, research, and service in the fields of criminal justice, fire science and related areas of public safety.

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Delaware State University

Dover, DE

Delaware State University, located in Dover, Delaware, is a public institution that was founded in 1891. In addition to the traditional liberal arts disciplines, the university offers unique majors such as biotechnology, applied mathematics, applied optics, education, nursing, social work, and sport sciences. The university’s setting is suburban, and the campus size is 400 acres.

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Frostburg State University

Frostburg, MD

Frostburg State University, located in Frostburg, Maryland, is a public institution founded in 1898. The only four-year institution of the University System of Maryland west of the Baltimore-Washington corridor, Frostburg serves as the premier educational and cultural center for western Maryland. It is distinguished by a scenic campus, and excellent academic and community service programs.

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Holy Family University

Philadelphia, PA

Holy Family University, located in Philadelphia, Penn., is a private institution that was founded in 1954. Holy Family is a Roman Catholic institution with a suburban setting on a 47-acre campus. Most popular majors include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing and Related Support Services; Education; and Homeland Security.

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Southern Connecticut State University

New Haven, CT

Southern Connecticut State University, situated on 168 urban acres in New Haven, Connecticut, was founded in 1893. The school, often referred to simply as “Southern”, leads the way in graduate education and produces the largest number of graduates in Education, Health/Life Sciences and Social/Public Services in the Connecticut State University System.

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Chestnut Hill College

Philadelphia, PA

A private institution founded in 1924, Chestnut Hill College resides on 75 suburban acres in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Rooted in the Roman Catholic tradition, the school seeks to provide students with holistic education in an inclusive Catholic community. Chestnut Hill College is a member of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education (SEPCHE).

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East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

East Stroudsburg, PA

East Stroudsburg University, located in East Stroudsburg, Penn., is a public institution that was founded in 1893. ESU is a public school in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. It offers about sixty options for undergraduate majors, from sport management to earth-space science. The campus is close to the Pocono Mountains, a vacation destination near the New Jersey border.

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Georgian Court University

Lakewood, NJ

Georgian Court University, located in Lakewood, New Jersey, is a private institution founded in 1908. Founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of New Jersey, the school provides comprehensive liberal arts education in the Roman Catholic tradition. It has a special concern for women, and is a community committed to the core values of justice, respect, integrity, and service and compassion.

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Gwynedd Mercy University

Gwynedd Valley, PA

Gwynedd-Mercy College, located in Gwynedd Valley, Penn., is a private institution founded in 1948. Sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, the college is strong in Catholic values, stressing the importance of education and service. Situated in suburban Philadelphia, it is a four-year, co-educational school offering associate, baccalaureate and master’s degree programs on a full or part-time basis.

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Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Kutztown, PA

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, located in Kutztown Penn., is a public institution founded in 1866. Kutztown’s picturesque campus is located in a Pennsylvania Dutch community with several large cities easily accessible, including New York and Philadelphia. Outside the classroom, students can explore Kutztown’s planetarium, observatory and radio station, all of which are on campus.

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Rhode Island College

Providence, RI

Founded in 1854, Rhode Island College is a public institution residing on 180 suburban acres in Providence, Rhode Island. The school is rooted in teacher education and still prepares more educators than any other college in the state. The fine and performing arts, nursing, and social work are other popular majors at Rhode Island College.

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Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, NH

Southern New Hampshire University, located in Manchester, New Hampshire, is a private institution founded in 1932. At SNHU, academic programs are created with the real world in mind, so students are prepared to launch successful careers when they graduate. Classes are taught by highly credentialed faculty who have professional experience and remain current in their fields.

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