Rankings

Amber Boyston, political science professor with app she created for 2012 election

The College of Letters and Science at UC Davis is proud to demonstrate its excellence in education, teaching, enrichment, research, and impact. 

U.S. News & World Report Rankings

U.S. News & World Report’s "America's Best Graduate Schools" rank several graduate programs among the top in the nation: 

  • 32nd Chemistry (2019)
  • 37th Computer Science (2019)
  • 24th Earth Sciences (2019)
  • 29th Economics (2018)
  • 20th English (2018)
  • 27th Fine Arts (2018)
  • 12th Fine Arts: Ceramics (2013)
  • 17th Geology (2010)
  • 32nd History (2018)
  • 9th History: U.S. Colonial History (2014)
  • 34th Mathematics (2019)
  • 13th Mathematics: Topology (2010)
  • 28th Physics (2019)
  • 17th Political Science (2018)
  • 15th Political Science: Comparative Politics (2014)
  • 15th Political Science: Political Methodology (2014)
  • 26th Psychology (2018)
  • 30th Sociology (2018)
  • 10th Sociology: Sex & Gender (2014)
  • 31st Statistics (2019)

USNWR Overall for UC Davis

  • 38th best university in U.S.
  • 24th best for undergraduate teaching

More UC Davis rankings here.