For the seventh yr in a row, the College of California, Los Angeles has been named the nation’s high public college by U.S. Information & World Report, tying one other College of California faculty: U.C. Berkeley.
The publication has launched its annual listing which measured components together with commencement charges, pupil efficiency, retention, school salaries and peer assessments.
Not solely did UCLA and Cal land on the high amongst public colleges, however in addition they tied for fifteenth amongst all institutes of upper training, public or personal.
“The success we have now had in faculty rankings is reflective of the laborious work, dedication, resilience, ingenuity and excellence of the individuals who make up the Bruin group,” mentioned UCLA Chancellor Gene Block in a press release.
Among the many high 25 nationwide universities, UCLA ranked highest in social mobility, which appeared on the tutorial success of numerous college students, significantly first-generation college students and people from socioeconomically deprived backgrounds, the College mentioned.
“UCLA opens the doorways of alternative to tens of 1000’s of scholars every year and stays one in all our state’s best financial engines,” mentioned Block.
In the meantime, Cal shared the highest spot for its undergraduate psychology, environmental/environmental well being, civil, information analytics/science and undergraduate economics packages.
Each universities have roughly the identical enrollment – round 32,000 college students.
U.S. Information & World Report additionally listed annual tuition and charges for every faculty.
UCLA prices round $46,300 per yr for out-of-state college students and $13,752 per yr for in-state college students, and UC Berkley is $48,500 and $16,000, respectively.
Total, the UC system was well-represented within the rankings.
UC Davis (6-tie), UC San Diego (6-tie) and UC Irvine (10) all landed within the high 10 (see the total listing).
The publication included greater than 200 public schools and universities.
Wright State College in Ohio, Valdosta State in Georgia, and the College of New Orleans landed on the backside of the listing.