UC San Diego named ninth best public university in country

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – UC San Diego is named the ninth best public university
in the country and 39th best overall in the annual U.S. News & World Report
rankings.

UCSD has been among the top 10 public institutions of higher learning
for the last decade. The rankings are based on academic reputation, graduation
and retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial
resources, graduate rate performance and alumni giving.

“It is an honor to once again have UC San Diego named as one of the
nation's top public universities,” said Chancellor Pradeep Khosla. “This
ranking exemplifies UC San Diego's strong commitment to providing our students
with a premier educational experience and demonstrates our dedication to
academic excellence.”

UCSD was tied with UC Davis.

The University of San Diego and a couple of other several schools came
in 91st overall. San Diego State University was tied for 152nd overall, and was
among those named the 81st best public university.

Point Loma Nazarene was ranked as the 17th best regional university in
the western U.S.

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