UCSB adds new accolades to its Number 8 listing as a top public university in 2017 by U.S. News & World Report. The graduate-level materials program placed Number 1 among public institutions for the sixth year in a row, and Number 3 — after Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Northwestern — among all graduate programs. The College of Engineering placed 10th among public universities in the U.S. In the graduate sociology program, UCSB’s sex and gender specialty ranked Number 2 among public universities, and Number 4 overall. U.S. News compiles differing ranks annually and this year did not look at graduate programs in the biological and physical sciences, including chemistry, mathematics, physics, and statistics.
POSTED ON MARCH 27, 2017 | 9:41 A.M. In its annual ranking of leading graduate and professional programs at American universities, U.S. News & World Report magazine has rated two of UCSB’s programs among the top 10 in the nation.
UCSB’s materials program is ranked No. 3 overall in the 2018 U.S. News list of Best Graduate Schools and, once again, No. 1 among public institutions.