Berkeley scores high in QS World Rankings

UC Berkeley has earned a top-seven berth in all 25 academic disciplines reviewed for the latest QS World University Rankings, with second-place showings in chemistry, environmental sciences, geography and area studies, metallurgy and materials, and sociology.

The international survey, begun in 2004, measures universities’ performance in individual subject areas, using a methodology that takes into account academic reputation, employer reputation and citations per paper.

Complete rankings of all schools in each discipline are posted on the QS World University Rankings website.