UC Berkeley was ranked the #1 public university worldwide in the 2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities.
Berkeley placed third overall in the ARWU ranking, up one slot from its 2015 ranking, published by Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
The ARWU rankings emphasize the quality of faculty and research.
Berkeley led a list of four University of California campuses that are among the top 25 in the ARWU rankings. UCLA ranked 12th, UC San Diego ranked 14th, and UCSF ranked 21st.
Berkeley has ranked among the top four institutions every year since 2003, the year the ARWU rankings debuted. More than 1,200 universities are ranked by ARWU every year and the top 500 are published, according to ARWU. The full list can be viewed on the ARWU website.
Meantime, U.S. News & World Report recently ranked Berkeley-Haas #3 in its report on the “10 Best Business Schools for an International MBA.” The report noted that the International Business Development Program (IBD) at Berkeley-Haas provides an “international edge.”
Read the U.S. News & World Report article here.