SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – UC San Diego is among the top 10 public universities in the country, according to a new report released on Monday.
The list for 2022 was compiled by US News and World Report, which some consider the world authority on education rankings.
When it comes to the best public colleges in the United States, the news agency ranked UC San Diego eighth on the list. The school was ranked 34th in comprehensive rankings by US News and World Report, which included more than 300 US public and private universities.
UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla said, “UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse, consistently recognized as a leading institution by organizations such as US News & World Report. These rankings reflect UC San Diego’s commitment to academic excellence, the efforts of our qualified faculty, and the continued success of our students.
UCLA tops the list of public universities, with UC Berkeley second and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, third in the rankings.
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The UC system had eight campuses in the list of the top 100 national universities.
“These rankings underscore the world-class education provided by UC,” UC President Michael V. Drake said in a statement. “Access, affordability and excellence remain hallmarks of the University. We are delighted that US News and World Report continue to recognize UC for its accomplishments. “
US News & World Report ranks colleges based on 17 measures of academic quality, including graduation and retention rates, undergraduate academic reputation, faculty resources, and financial resources, among other factors.
City News Service contributed to this report