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Rankings

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

Number 10 for Top Public Universities, number 16 for social mobility, and number 38 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)
  • 24th Earth Sciences (2019)
  • 24th History (2021)
  • 26th Psychology (2021)
  • 26th English (2021)
  • 28th Physics (2021)
  • 29th Economics (2018)
  • 31st Sociology (2021)
  • 31st Statistics (2021)
  • 32nd Chemistry (2021)
  • 34th Mathematics (2021)
  • 37th Computer Science (2021)

More UC Davis rankings here. 

 

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