Ian Pike 4 p.m., March 9
UCSD Tied for 35th in U.S. News's Annual Ranking of Universities
The University of California/San Diego is tied for 35th in this year's newly released ranking of universities by the magazine U.S. News. The others at 35th are Georgia Tech, Lehigh, University of Rochester, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The magazine says UCSD's in-state costs are $8,911 and out of state $28,932. The fall 2007 acceptance rate at UCSD was 43 percent; this compares with Georgia Tech's 63 percent, Lehigh's 32, Rochester's 41 and UW-Madison's 56. The top six institutions are Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford and California Institute of Technology. The universities are ranked on a number of qualities, including the range of academic offerings and faculty research.