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Jacobs School Continues Rise in National Ranking

The Jacobs School moved up three spots to #11 in the 2003 U.S. News ranking of the nation’s best graduate engineering programs. For the second year running, the Jacobs School ranked #2 in the nation for research expenditures per faculty member. Since the U.S. News comprehensive rankings of graduate programs began in 1990, the School has moved up 27 slots, making the Jacobs School the youngest and fastest rising engineering school in the country. All of the Jacobs School departments had graduate programs ranked in the top 20 including Bioengineering (4th in biomedical engineering), Computer Science and Engineering (17th in computer engineering), Electrical and Computer Engineering (14th in electrical/electronics), Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (19th in mechanical engineering) and Structural Engineering (20th in civil engineering). In addition, the UCSD Materials Science and Engineering program was ranked 18th.