Tractor at farm
Ranked among the world's best universities in agricultural sciences, UC Davis offers students the opportunity to learn to drive a tractor and handle tractor-operated implements in its popular Field Equipment Operation course. (Gregory Urquiaga/UC Davis)

Ag Among Campus’s Top Showings in World, National Subject Rankings

By Julia Ann Easley, UC Davis News

The two subjects of agricultural sciences and environmental science and engineering brought UC Davis its strongest showings in the 2021 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, released today (May 25) by the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy of China.

UC Davis ranked sixth in the world in both subjects and first in the nation in both agricultural sciences and veterinary sciences. The campus was among more than 1,800 universities ranked in 54 subjects across the natural sciences, engineering, life sciences, medical sciences and social sciences.

UC Davis captured top 50 world rankings in 13 subjects and top 20 national rankings in 17. In all, UC Davis ranked in 45 subjects across the five broad categories. 

Read the full article at the UC Davis News website.

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