Rankings

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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

USNWR Overall Rankings for UC Davis

No. 11 Top Public Schools, No. 15 top performer for social mobility, No. 39 among National Universities

USNWR “America's Best Graduate Schools 

Several College of Letters and Science graduate programs rank among the top in the nation: 

  • 9th History: U.S. Colonial History (2014)
  • 10th Sociology: Sex & Gender (2014)
  • 15th Fine Arts: Studio Art, Design, Dramatic Arts and Creative Writing (2021)
  • 15th Political Science: Comparative Politics (2014)
  • 15th Political Science: Political Methodology (2014)
  • 17th Political Science (2018)
  • 20th English (2018)
  • 24th Earth Sciences (2019)
  • 26th Psychology (2018)
  • 28th Physics (2019)
  • 29th Economics (2018)
  • 30th Sociology (2018)
  • 31st Statistics (2019)
  • 32nd Chemistry (2019)
  • 32nd History (2018)
  • 34th Mathematics (2019)
  • 37th Computer Science (2019)

More UC Davis rankings here. 

 

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