USD Shiley-Marcos Engineering School Ranked 12th in Nation by U.S. News

U.S. News & World Report today released its 2018 Best Colleges rankings, and the University of San Diego ranks 90th among the nation’s top national universities. Joining USD at the 90th position are Indiana University, Bloomington, Marquette University and University of Colorado, Boulder. As the youngest private university included on the U.S. News & World Report list of Best Colleges, the University of San Diego is especially pleased that its Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, founded in 2012, ranks 12th among the nation’s best engineering schools.

2018 U.S. News & World Report rankings for the University of San Diego:

  • Best National Universities - 90th
  • Best Engineering Schools Whose Highest Degree is a Bachelor’s or Master’s - 12th
  • Best Business Programs -  109th
  • A+ Schools for B Students

“As an engaged contemporary Catholic university committed to providing students with an outstanding liberal arts education, USD students grow as individuals and global citizens,” said USD President Dr. James T. Harris III. “We want our students to graduate prepared to launch successful careers or to further their education at the graduate level. With two of NASA’s 12 recently selected astronaut candidates being USD alumni, we believe we are moving in the right direction in preparing our Changemaker students for purposeful lives and future success.”

“In only five years since the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering was founded, we have made extraordinary progress to rank 12th in the country,” said Chell Roberts, PhD, founding dean. “We are very pleased with the U.S. News & World Report rankings, which affirm that we are moving the school in the right direction.”