PHOTOS: 15 best universities in the United States
UC San Diego was named among the 15 best U.S. universities by 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities. It was also recognized as the world's third-best public college and 15th best university in the world.
No. 2: Stanford UniversityPhoto by: Justin Sullivan No. 1: Harvard UniversityPhoto by: Joe Raedle No. 3: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)Photo by: Joe Raedle No. 4: University of California, BerkeleyPhoto by: Justin Sullivan No. 5: Princeton UniversityPhoto by: William Thomas Cain No. 6: Columbia UniversityPhoto by: Mario Tama No. 8: University of ChicagoPhoto by: Scott Olson No. 9: Yale UniversityPhoto by: Christopher Capozziello No. 10: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)Photo by: David McNew