UCLA ranked #2 of top public universities in the United States

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The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) ranked UCLA #2 amongst the best public American universities.

Published annually, the CWUR is the largest and most comprehensive academic ranking of world universities. Schools are ranked based on a methodology involving eight criteria, including the quality of education, quality of faculty and alumni employment.


Business Insider (by Abby Jackson):

CWUR Ranking

The University of California system is a public-university powerhouse, according to a new list from the Center for World University Rankings.

Of the top 10 best public universities in the country, the UC system contributes four to the list. America’s top public university on CWUR’s list — the University of California at Berkeley — ranked seventh overall globally.

CWUR uses eight indicators to determine its rankings, including quality of education, alumni employment, and influence.

Top ten public universities in the United States:

No. 1 — University of California at Berkeley

No. 2 — University of California at Los Angeles

No. 3 — University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

No. 4 — University of California at San Diego

No. 5 — University of Wisconsin at Madison

No. 6 — University of California at San Francisco

No. 7 — University of Texas at Austin

No. 8 — University of Washington at Seattle

No. 9 — University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

No. 10 — University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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