UC Davis is highly ranked in the nation and the world, according to influential university ranking publications like U.S. News & World Report (national and global), QS World University Rankings, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and The Princeton ReviewThe College of Engineering stands out for research, graduate and undergraduate programs, as well as for diversity among our faculty and students. 

UC Davis Engineering: High Achievements and Top Programs

Graduate-Level Program Rankings (2021)

  • Aerospace/aeronautical/astronautical engineering – ranked 22 (tie)
  • Biological/agricultural engineering – ranked 3
  • Biomedical/bioengineering – ranked 24 (tie)
  • Chemical engineering – ranked 31 (tie)
  • Civil engineering – ranked 12 (tie)
  • Computer engineering – ranked 36 (tie)
  • Electrical engineering – ranked 39 (tie)
  • Environmental engineering – ranked 9 (tie)
  • Materials science and engineering – ranked 31 (tie)
  • Mechanical engineering – ranked 34 (tie)

UC Davis Distinctions:

At UC Davis you will see that being an Aggie means you are the kind that strives for better, the kind that breaks new ground. Achieving here prepares you to achieve anywhere. And, you start your career with a moderate-to-zero debt load. Learn how these strengths are reflected in our rankings, facts and statistics.