Top Ranked Public Universities – UC Irvine is Number 9

Top Ranked Public Universities – UC Irvine is #9

The US News and World Report has put out its US College Rankings for 2017. We present the top 23 in Public University rankings, and add in parenthesis their National Rankings among all US Universities. Ties are denoted by using the same ranking at which they come in.

1 UC Berkeley 20
2 UCLA 24
2 U. Virginia 24
4 U. Michigan – Ann Arbor 27
5 U. North Carolina – Chapel H. 30
6 College of William & Mary 32
7 Georgia Inst. of Technology 34
8 UC Santa Barbara 37
9 UC Irvine 39
10 UC Davis 44
10 UC San Diego 44
10 U. Illinois – Urbana 44
10 U. Wisconsin – Madison 44
14 Penn. State 50
14 U. Florida 50
16 Ohio State 54
16 U. Washington 54
18 U. Georgia 56
18 U. Texas – Austin 56
20 Purdue U. – West Lafayette 60
20 U. Connecticut 60
20 U. Maryland – College Park 60

Since rankings are not as informative as the total score for each university, we give them for the University of California schools listed here, noting that a perfect score is 100.  UC Berkeley led with 78, UCLA followed with 75, and then the very close four campuses;  UCSB with 65, UC Irvine with 64, and the tied UCSD and UC Davis with 63.

About Dennis SILVERMAN

I am a retired Professor of Physics and Astronomy at U C Irvine. For a decade I have been active in learning about energy and the environment, and in lecturing and attending classes at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UC Irvine.
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