UC Berkeley ranked first and UCLA second in the public school category. UC San Diego ranked eighth; UC Davis, ninth; UC Santa Barbara, 10th; UC Irvine, 13th; UC Santa Cruz, 31st; and UC Riverside, 44th.
In the magazine's national university category, which includes large research-oriented public and private institutions, six UC campuses made the top 50 with UC Berkeley ranked 21st, UCLA 25th, UC San Diego 37th, UC Davis 38th, UC Santa Barbara 42nd and UC Irvine 45th. Princeton and Harvard tied for first in the national rankings.
The full guide is available online at U.S. News & World Report.