Facts and figures

The College of Engineering is recognized globally as a leader in engineering education. Our reputation for intellectual rigor, our talent for developing technologies that improve quality of life and our entrepreneurial spirit are reflected in our faculty and students, and by our physical environment.

This is what Berkeley Engineering looks like:

Students

  • 4.50 average GPA of accepted applicants
  • 23% of the student body are women
  • 23% are international students

Faculty

  • 215 active faculty
  • 74 faculty, active and emeriti, in the National Academy of Engineering
  • 34 recipients, active and emeriti, of distinguished teaching awards

9.7%

Percentage of applicants admitted for the 2014–15 academic year

$82,000

Average starting salary reported by 2014 undergraduates joining the workforce

 

Number of students by program: Fall 2013
Program Undergraduate
enrollment
Graduate
enrollment
Bioengineering 360 204
CEE 299 384
EECS 1,274 555
Engineering Science 150 N/A
IEOR 130 123
Materials Science 99 96
Mechanical Engineering 613 349
Nuclear Engineering 59 74
Joint majors 118 N/A
Undeclared 111 N/A
Applied Science & Technology N/A 39
Total enrollment 3,178 1,820

 

 

One of the best

The college is consistently ranked in the top 3 in the nation by many measures, including U.S. News & World Report