Jacobs School of Engineering Rankings


SCHOOL-WIDE RANKINGS
US News Graduate Program Rankings (published March 2018)

The Jacobs School of Engineering ranks 12th among the nation's top engineering schools, and 7th in the nation among public universities according to the U.S. News ranking of graduate schools. (U.S. News, published March 2018) Read the news story here.

With $178.8 million in federal, state and industry research support in FY17, the Jacobs School of Engineering ranks 8th overall, and first 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 2018.)


DEPARTMENT RANKINGS
US News Graduate Program Rankings (published March 2018)

The Department of Bioengineering ranks 2nd in the nation for biomedical/bioengineering (U.S. News, published March 2018). Bioengineering has ranked among the top four programs in the nation every year for more than a decade.

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).

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) ranks 15th for its programs in electrical / electronic / communications engineering (U.S. News, published March 2018).

The Jacobs School ranks 14th 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 2018).

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering ranks 16th for mechanical engineering and 21st for aerospace / aeronautical / astronautical engineering. (U.S. News, published March 2018).

The Jacobs School of Engineering ranks 24th for materials engineering and 53rd for chemical engineering. Much of this work is performed within the Jacobs School's Department of NanoEngineering. (U.S. News, published March 2018).

The Department of Structural Engineering is ranked 17th for civil engineering (U.S. News, published March 2018).


SCHOOL-WIDE RANKINGS
US News Best Global Universities Rankings (published October 2017)

The Jacobs School of Engineering ranks 8th in the nation and 28th in the world according to a US News Best Global Universities for Engineering ranking, published October 2017. The same ranking placed Computer Science at the Jacobs School 10th in the nation and 24th in the world.


DEPARTMENT RANKINGS
US News Best Global Universities Rankings (published October 2017)

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) ranks 10th in the USA and 24th in the world. ( U.S. News Best Global Universities, published October 2017).


ADDITIONAL RANKINGS

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

STANDINGS: UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES AWARDED

#1 in California for bachelor’s degrees awarded in engineering and computer science (ASEE 2017 data)

#2 in the nation for bachelor’s degrees in engineering and computer science awarded to women (ASEE 2017 data)

#3 in the nation for bachelor’s degrees awarded in engineering and computer science (ASEE 2017 data)


STANDINGS: ENROLLMENT FOR JACOBS SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
(school-wide enrollment: bachelors, masters, PhD)

#3 on west coast for school-wide enrollment (ASEE 2017 data)
The Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego is the third-largest engineering school on the West Coast, according to the latest overall enrollment data from ASEE.


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