Honors & awards

Forbes Best Value

UC campuses provide the most value for the investment, according to Forbes

Six campuses are among the nation’s top 25 best value colleges, with UC Berkeley and UCLA in first and second.

UC Merced teaching humanities

UC leads nation in producing Ph.D.s in the arts and humanities

Six campuses are among the top 50 in the country granting doctorates in these fields.

Aydogan Ozcan UCLA

12 UC faculty members awarded 2017 Guggenheim Fellowships

New fellows hail from four campuses and encompass arts, engineering, history, science and more.

LGBTQ health image

UC hospitals named leaders in LGBTQ health care equality

Four UC medical centers honored by Human Rights Campaign Foundation for equitable medical care.

Grad School rankings

UC graduate schools ranked highly by U.S. News

In each discipline, all or nearly all UC programs were among the best in the nation.

UC Peace Corps

Serving the public good

UC campuses roam across the annual Peace Corps rankings.

Katherine Mackey Sloan

UC faculty win 2017 Sloan Research Fellowships

‘Rising stars’ from eight campuses receive Sloan Foundation awards.

UC Davis civil and environmental engineering professor Deb Niemeier is among 11 UC researchers elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

11 UC researchers elected to National Academy of Engineering

Election is among the highest honors in the engineering profession.

Ala Qattawi UC Merced

First female auto engineering Ph.D. named emerging scholar

UC Merced pioneer recognized for her work in engineering education and mentorship.

Pre-Health Dreamers

Meet the UC honorees of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list

Young alums with ties to nearly every campus earn recognition for their innovations.