The Jacobs School of Engineering ranks 11th among the nation's top engineering schools, and 6th in the nation among public universities according to the U.S. News ranking of graduate schools. (U.S. News, published March 2019) Read the news story here.
With $188 million in federal, state and industry research support in FY18, the Jacobs School of Engineering ranks 13th overall, and third among all public engineering schools, for research expenditures per faculty member, reflecting UC San Diego's leadership as a research university. (U.S. News, published March 2019.)
The Department of Bioengineering ranks 5th in the nation for biomedical/bioengineering (U.S. News, published March 2019). Bioengineering has ranked among the top four programs in the nation every year for more than a decade.
Computer Science and Engineering
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) ranks 11th in computer systems; 13th in programming language; 14th in computer science theory; and #16 in the nation overall. (U.S. News, published March 2018).
Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) ranks 13th for its programs in electrical / electronic / communications engineering (U.S. News, published March 2019).
The Jacobs School ranks 12th in computer engineering, a program offered in both the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). (U.S. News, published March 2019).
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering ranks 17th for mechanical engineering and 20th for aerospace / aeronautical / astronautical engineering. (U.S. News, published March 2019).
The Jacobs School of Engineering ranks 30th for materials engineering and 56th for chemical engineering. Much of this work is performed within the Jacobs School's Department of NanoEngineering. (U.S. News, published March 2019).
The Department of Structural Engineering is ranked 21st for civil engineering (U.S. News, published March 2019).
US News Best Global Universities Rankings (published October 2019)
Engineering at UC San Diego ranks 6th in the nation among public institutions, 10th in the nation overall, and 43rd in the world. (US News Best Global Universities for Engineering ranking, published October 2019.)
US News Best Global Universities Rankings (published October 2018)
Computer Science at UC San Diego ranks 4th in the nation among public institutions, 10th in the nation overall, and 42nd in the world. ( U.S. News Best Global Universities for Computer Science ranking, published October 2018.)
Mechanical engineering at UC San Diego ranks 2nd in the USA and 4th in the world, according to the 2018 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects from Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) from ShanghaiRanking.
The Department of Bioengineering ranks 1st in the nation for biomedical engineering, according to the 2010 National Research Council (NRC) rankings.
STANDINGS: UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES AWARDED
#1 in California for bachelor’s degrees awarded in engineering and computer science (ASEE 2018 data, published July 2019)
#2 in California for bachelor’s degrees in engineering and computer science awarded to women (ASEE 2018 data, published July 2019)
STANDINGS: ENROLLMENT FOR JACOBS SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
(school-wide enrollment: bachelors, masters, PhD)
#2 on West Coast for school-wide enrollment (ASEE 2018 data, published July 2019)
The Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego is the second-largest engineering school on the West Coast, according to the latest overall enrollment data from ASEE.
|266||Professors (Fall 2019)|
|18||New faculty hired for Fall 2019|
|106+||Faculty hires in the last six years|
|9,225||Engineering Students (FALL 2019)|
|2,423||Degrees Awarded (2018-2019 School Year)|
|1,348||Undergraduate degrees conferred|
|892||Masters degrees conferred|
|183||PhD degrees conferred|
|$188M||In Research Funding (2017-2018 Fiscal Year)|
|$132M||Government sponsored research|
|$56M||Industry-sponsored research + gift-and-endowments income|
|36||Jacobs School technologies licensed in 2017-2018 fiscal year.|
|136||Jacobs School technologies licensed over the last five years (FY14-FY18)|
The University of California San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering educates tomorrow's technology leaders and conducts leading-edge research that drives innovation for the global good. With approximately 250 faculty and nearly 9,000 students in six departments, the Jacobs School of Engineering awards more bachelor's degrees in engineering and computer science than any other school in California. The Jacobs School ranks 3rd among all public engineering schools for research expenditures per faculty member. These entrepreneurial faculty lead teams that work across disciplines and industries to tackle the toughest challenges that no lab, department or company can handle alone. At the Jacobs School of Engineering, we make bold possible.
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