UCSD eighth best public college in U.S. News rankings

City News Service

UC San Diego was the 37th best university in the nation and eighth best public college, according to rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report magazine.

“We are proud that U.S. News & World Report has ranked UC San Diego as one of the nation’s top 10 public universities for more than a decade,” said Chancellor Marye Anne Fox. “It showcases our commitment to academic excellence, the quality of our stellar faculty, the strength of our research programs, and the success of our students and alumni.”

The rankings were based on academic reputation, graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, graduate rate performance and alumni giving. The magazine gave extensive data about UCSD, but did not specify why the La Jolla school’s ranking was so high.

The University of San Diego ranked 97th among national universities, and San Diego State University was 164th.

Point Loma Nazarene University was 15th among regional colleges in the West.

Related posts:

  1. UCSD tops magazine’s list for colleges that benefit the country
  2. UCSD receives grant to establish energy innovation challenge
  3. Registration opens for Sally Ride Science Festival at UCSD
  4. UCSD students honor Japan disaster victims during Matsuri festival
  5. Ribbon-cutting celebrates UCSD’s Sulpizio Center opening

Short URL: http://www.lajollalight.com/?p=50276

Posted by Staff on Sep 13, 2011. Filed under La Jolla, News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

La Jolla Community Calendar

Facebook

Bottom Buttons 1

Bottom Buttons 2

Bottom Buttons 3

Bottom Buttons 4

Bottom Buttons 5

Bottom Buttons 6

RSS North Coastal News

  • Solana Beach water district moving to mandatory water use restrictions August 22, 2014
    Customers of the Santa Fe Irrigation District — including residents of Rancho Santa Fe, Solana Beach and part of Fairbanks Ranch — will face mandatory restrictions on water use starting Sept. 5, in an effort to save water due to an ongoing statewide drought. The restrictions include a three-day-per-week watering schedule for all homes and businesses, a prohi […]
  • West Coast FC Classic Champs August 22, 2014
    Congratulations to Coach Beto Villela and the San Diego Surf BU11 Academy (Villela) team. The boys won the West Coast FC Classic Tournament last weekend, held in Mission Viejo. […]
  • Surf GU9 team takes first place in Orange County Kickoff classic August 22, 2014
    The Surf Soccer Club Academy GU9 team took first place in the 2014 Orange County Kickoff Classic (Girls U9 flight 1) on Aug. 16-17. […]