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 (2020)

  • Aerospace/aeronautical/astronautical engineering – ranked 29 (tie)
  • Biological/agricultural engineering – ranked 3 (tie)
  • Biomedical/bioengineering – ranked 24 (tie)
  • Chemical engineering – ranked 29 (tie)
  • Civil engineering – ranked 11 (tie)
  • Computer engineering – ranked 34 (tie)
  • Electrical engineering – ranked 35 (tie)
  • Environmental engineering – ranked 14 (tie)
  • Materials science and engineering – ranked 26 (tie)
  • Mechanical engineering – ranked 37 (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.