The 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities, which was published today by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy, also listed UCLA the 11th best in the world — public or private.
For 30 consecutive years, UCLA has earned a spot on the U.S. News & World Report national honor roll.
The rankings are based on a survey distributed to published scholars representing all academic disciplines.
It is listed in all pediatric specialties assessed by U.S. News & World Report.
The rankings assess the 300 best value colleges and universities in the United States.
Rankings are based on experts’ opinions about program excellence and on statistical indicators that measure the quality of a school’s faculty, research and students.
UCLA has earned the top spot on Money’s list of “10 Best Colleges for Transfer Students.”
UCLA is also the No. 3 American public university among the top 1,250 universities in 75 countries that were considered in the evaluation.
The report takes into account things such as quality of teaching and research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.
The publication also ranked UCLA first for economic diversity and as the best public university for veterans.
The rankings are based on indicators in four main areas: outcomes, resources, engagement and environment.
Washington Monthly rankings factor in the benefits of research, social mobility and public service.
UCLA is tied for third among the Best Colleges for Jewish Life in the United States.
ShanghaiRanking Consultancy measures six key criteria in its Academic Ranking of World Universities.
For the 29th consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report places UCLA among the country’s elite in health care.
Eight specialties placed in the top 50 nationally: nephrology, orthopaedics, neurology/neurosurgery, gastroenterology, cancer, urology, cardiology and neonatology.
Forbes ranks UCLA Health No. 43 in the nation among all industries; and Becker’s Healthcare lists it among the 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare for 2018.
UCLA placed No. 2 among U.S. public universities and rejoined the top 10 universities overall for the first time since 2014.
UCLA tops the list of 300 colleges and universities. Five other University of California campuses made the top 20.
The magazine has listed six UCLA professional schools and graduate programs among the top five in the country, and another seven are listed in the top 10.
UCLA is third among American public universities, according to the 2018 Best Global Universities rankings.
Distinction is third time this month UCLA was rated the top public university in the United States in a major ranking.
UCLA was also ranked No. 1 for economic diversity among the top 25-ranked universities and the No. 1 public institution among the “best colleges for veterans.”
The report ranked UCLA No. 11 among all American universities — public or private — and No. 15 overall worldwide.
The Academic Ranking of World Universities, which uses six criteria to measure excellence, is compiled by Shanghai Jiao Tong University.