The University of California, Berkley has been amongst the top public universities in the US for years and continues to win high accolades and rankings each year. With more Ph.D.'s earned annually than any other American university, UC Berkley ranks in the top range in fields from engineering and the core sciences to the social sciences, arts, and humanities. In 2010, the National Research Council awarded Berkeley the largest number of highly ranked graduate programs in the country. Of the 52 programs assessed, 48 were within the top 10 range. UC Berkley has ranked first globally as a public university, fifth for its global research standing, and third for regional research reputation. It currently is ranked #21 in National Universities overall.