The Jacobs School of Engineering ranks 9th among the nation's top engineering schools, and 5th in the nation among public universities

SCHOOL-WIDE RANKINGS

US News and World Report Ranking of Best Engineering Schools (published March 2020)

The Jacobs School of Engineering ranks 9th among the nation's top engineering schools, and 5th in the nation among public universities according to the US News and World Report Ranking of Best Engineering Schools (published March 2020). Read more here.

With $212 million in federal, state and industry research support in FY19, the Jacobs School of Engineering ranks first among all public engineering schools, for research expenditures per faculty member, reflecting UC San Diego's leadership as a research university. (US News and World Report Ranking of Best Engineering Schools, published March 2020).

 

DEPARTMENT RANKINGS

The graduate program rankings below are from US News and World Report Ranking of Best Engineering Schools (published March 2019)

Bioengineering

The Department of Bioengineering ranks 4th in the nation for biomedical/bioengineering (US News and World Report Ranking of Best Engineering Schools, published March 2020). 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. (US News and World Report Ranking of Best Engineering Schools, published March 2018).

Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) ranks 14th for its programs in electrical / electronic / communications engineering (US News and World Report Ranking of Best Engineering Schools, published March 2020).

Computer Engineering

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). (US News and World Report Ranking of Best Engineering Schools, published March 2020).

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering ranks 17th for mechanical engineering and 18th for aerospace / aeronautical / astronautical engineering. (US News and World Report Ranking of Best Engineering Schools, published March 2020).

NanoEngineering

The Jacobs School of Engineering ranks 31st for materials engineering and 53rd for chemical engineering. Much of this work is performed within the Jacobs School's Department of NanoEngineering. (US News and World Report Ranking of Best Engineering Schools, published March 2020).

Structural Engineering

The Department of Structural Engineering is ranked 21st for civil engineering (US News and World Report Ranking of Best Engineering Schools, published March 2020).

 

More information here: https://jacobsschool.ucsd.edu/about/rankings.sfe

According to the US News and World Report Ranking of Best Engineering Schools .