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Jacobs School makes top 100 list

The UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering is the ninth best in the world for engineering/technology and 15th in the world for computer sciences, according to an academic ranking of the top 100 world universities published by the Institute of Higher Education, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

The Academic Rankings of World Universities (ARWU) in engineering are based on academic and research performance. Indicators considered include number of researchers highly cited for their work in engineering, computer science and materials science; articles indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded; percentage of articles by faculty published in top-tier journals; and total engineering-related research expenditures.

A total of 1,000 international institutions were scanned, and the top 100 engineering institutions were ranked.