New U.S. News Rankings Place SJSU at Top of Many in the West

Published: 09/15/2021

Source: SJSU

Although 2022 is more than three months away, San José State University is already starting the year off with an impressive showing in the 2022 U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges rankings.

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Nationally, the Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering continued its tenure as a top five Best Undergraduate Engineering Program – Non-Doctorate, coming in at #4 among public universities — and #19 overall. Electrical engineering ranked #6 among public universities in the country, while mechanical engineering is ranked #8 among public universities.

In regional rankings, SJSU is ranked #7 among public universities — and #22 overall — in Best Overall, Western Regional Universities. Fifteen states make up the U.S. News and World Report’s West region.

SJSU also ranked in the top 10 among public universities in the West in other key areas:

#3 in Best Colleges for Veterans
#7 in Top Performers for Social Mobility
#8 in Best Value Schools
“These outstanding rankings serve as further proof that SJSU is one of the premier universities in the West,” said President Mary A. Papazian. “Especially during the pandemic and these challenging times, these rankings are a tribute to the dedication and commitment to learning our fantastic faculty and staff exhibit each and every day. When combined with our students’ personal and academic growth during their time at SJSU, you can see the transformative experience that comes with being a Spartan.”

U.S. News and World Report’s rankings focus on academic excellence, with institutions ranked on 17 measures of academic quality, including graduation and retention rates, social mobility and undergraduate academic reputation.

Source: SJSU
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