Cal ranks third among Pac-12 Conference schools and No. 41 on a list of Division I schools in the National Collegiate Scouting Association’s “power rankings.”
The Chicago-based company averages three factors to determine its rankings: Directors Cup athletics ranking, NCAA student-athlete graduation rate and U.S. News & World Report university ranking.
Cal ranked 22nd nationally on the U.S. News & World Report academic list, No. 3 on the Directors Cup athletic achievements and No. 239 according to NCAA grad rates. That averaged to a score of 88.0.
Duke was the highest-rated Division I school, followed by Stanford at No. 2. Washington checks in at No. 34 among D-I schools. The only other Pac-12 schools to make the top 100 are UCLA at No. 46 and USC at No. 90.