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Facts & Rankings

A UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGE
ON THE RISE

TOP 20
Best Public Global Universities for Engineering US News, Best Global Universities, 2021
NO. 1
University in the U.S. for Social Mobility; Two Years in a Row US News, Best Colleges, 2021
TOP 30
Best Schools for Engineering Majors for Salary Potential PayScale, 2020

Seven departments and programs

move up in 2022 U.S. News rankings

BEST RETURN ON YOUR INVESTMENT

TOP 12
Public Universities in the Nation Forbes, "America's Best Value Colleges"
NO. 14
U.S. College That Pays Off the Most in 2020 CNBC Make It, 2020
TOP 20
America's Best Value Colleges Among Public Universities Princeton Review, 2020

DISTINGUISHED FACULTY MEMBERS

76
Internationally recognized fellowships
57
National Science Foundation CAREER Awards since 1997
3
National Academy of Inventors fellowships

Professor Cengiz Ozkan

Receives Turkey's
Highest Scientific
Honor

HOME TO WORLD-CLASS RESEARCH FACILITIES

World's largest indoor atmospheric chamber 
$10M nanofabrication cleanroom
4,300 sq. ft. machine shop 
13-ton 3 Tesla Siemens Prisma MRI machine

FAST FACTS

133
Award-Winning Faculty Bourns College of Engineering
2,800+
Undergraduate Students Bourns College of Engineering
900+
Graduate Students Bourns College of Engineering
2,500
International Students UC Riverside
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