UCSB Materials Program Ranked Number 1

Thursday, March 30, 2017

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.

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Two UCSB Programs Rated Top-Notch by U.S. News & World Report

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.