Points of Pride

- UCSB is ranked as the top University worldwide in industry funding for research per capita for Engineering & Technology, 2017 Times Higher Education World University Rankings

- UCSB has been ranked #1 among US public universities and #8 in the world by Leiden University rankings. 

- UCSB is second in the nation in STEM Nobel Prizes awarded in the 21st Century 

- UCSB's ChE, ME, Mat, ECE, CS graduate programs ALL ranked in top 5 research-doctorate programs (public or private) in the nation, National Research Council.

- UCSB has the #1 Materials research-doctorate program in the nation, National Research Council, and #1 Materials graduate program among US public universities, 2016 US News rankings.

- The NRC within The National Academy of Engineering ranked each of the departments in UCSB's College of Engineering in the top 10

- UCSB ranked within the top 25 in the world of Engineering and Technology universities over the past several years, 2017 Times Higher Education World University Rankings

- UCSB's Engineering faculty receive more total research funding per capita than any other UC