The UA is ranked No. 97 overall – up 20 spots from last year's ranking – and No. 40 among public universities. It is the university's first appearance in the top 100 since 2009 and its overall score of 61 marks an all-time high for UA in these rankings.
Three College of Engineering researchers are involved in the Superconducting Quantum Materials and Systems Center, which is part of a $625 million federal program to foster quantum innovation in the United States.