Jacobs School Rankings
The UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering ranks 13th internationally, according to the 2013 Academic Rankings of World Universities conducted by Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China.
The UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering ranks 9th internationally, according to the 2010 High Impact Universities Ranking.
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance ranks UC San Diego the best value public university in California in its 2012 top 100 list.
The university has again been ranked among the nation’s top best value public colleges for 2012 by The Princeton Review.
UC San Diego was ranked by PayScale.com 2012 College Salary Report as the 4th best public university for its return on investment for alumni who are California residents.
The Department of Bioengineering ranks 1st in the nation for biomedical engineering, according to the 2010 National Research Council (NRC) rankings.
U.S. News Graduate School Rankings
With $163.6 million in federal, state and industry research support in FY12, the Jacobs School of Engineering ranks 9th in the nation for research expenditures per faculty member, reflecting UC San Diego’s leadership as a research university. (U.S. News, published March 2013)
The Jacobs School of Engineering ranks 14th among the nation’s top 198 engineering schools, and 8th in the nation among public universities. (U.S. News, published March 2013)
The Department of Bioengineering ranks 3rd in the nation for biomedical/bioengineering (U.S. News, published March 2013). Bioengineering has ranked among the top four programs in the nation every year for more than a decade.
The interdisciplinary Bioinformatics program, ranked 13th in the nation, is offered jointly by eight UC San Diego departments including the Jacobs School’s Bioengineering, and Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) departments. (U.S. News, published March 2010)
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)* ranks highly in all categories surveyed: computer systems (11), computer science (14), theory (15), programming language (19) and artificial intelligence (19) (U.S. News, published March 2010). The computer science department ranks 12th in computer engineering, a program offered in both CSE and ECE (U.S. News, published March 2013).
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) ranks 14th for its programs in electrical engineering and communications, and 12th in computer engineering, a program offered in both ECE and CSE (U.S. News, published March 2013).
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering ranks 18th for aerospace engineering and 20th for mechanical engineering. (U.S. News, published March 2013).
The Jacobs School of Engineering ranks 25th for Materials Engineering and 54th for Chemical Engineering. Much of this work is performed within the Jacobs School’s Department of NanoEngineering.
The Department of Structural Engineering is ranked 19th for civil engineering (U.S. News, published March 2013).
The Department of Structural Engineering is ranked the 6th best civil engineering department in the nation and 20th best in the world, according to the 2012 QS World Ranking of Civil Engineering Departments.
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