World news – UC Davis among the best in the world, Nation for Veterinary Science, Ag


According to the QS World University Rankings published today (March 3), the University of California, Davis, was ranked top in the fields of veterinary science and agriculture and forestry in 2021 by subject area.

Quacquarelli Symonds, named one of Most influential international provider of university rankings, ranked first in the nation and second in the world in both subjects.

Since Veterinary Science was ranked first five times in the world in 2015, and is now Number 2 for the second time. The campus has been number 2 in the world rankings in agriculture and forestry since 2013, when this topic was first classified.

The university was not only a leader in these two subjects for the year 2021 but also reached the top 50 of the world rankings in seven other subjects and the top 20 of the national rankings in eight.

« I am proud to see that UC Davis continues hin receives recognition for the world-class education it provides students and for the powerful impact of its research and service, « said Chancellor Gary S. May.

The rankings include the standing of academics, the standing of employers as well the citations and effects of academic work of the university are taken into account. In total, the 2021 ranking analyzed more than 14,435 individual university programs at 1,453 universities worldwide.

The School of Veterinary Medicine has more than 700 students pursuing doctorates in veterinary medicine and other professional and university degrees, and offers the largest program in the country for Veterinary residences with more than 30 specialties. The school leads the country with $ 81 million in annual research funding donated to the health of animals, people and the planet. The hospital treats more than 50,000 patients each year.

The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has more than 7,400 undergraduate students in 28 majors and 1,059 graduate students in 24 graduate groups and programs. The college’s researchers generate more than $ 140 million in government, corporate, and endowment awards. UC Davis is one of the most widely published and cited US research universities in the fields of agricultural, animal and plant sciences, environment and ecology, food and nutrition sciences, and soil sciences.

Julia Ann Easley, News and Media Relations, 530-752-8248, Mobile 530-219-4545, [email protected]

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