Rankings

Berkeley Engineering is consistently ranked among the top engineering schools by many measures, including U.S. News & World Report, which ranks it as third nationally and fifth globally. Many individual disciplines also maintain top rankings among engineering programs.

Undergraduate programs
  2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Bioengineering 7 8 9 9 10
Chemical engineering* 2 2 2 2 2
Civil engineering 1 2 1 3 1
Computer engineering 2 3 4 4 4
Electrical engineering 3 3 3 3 3
Engineering science, engineering physics N/A N/A 3 2 3
Environmental engineering 1 3 1 1 1
Industrial engineering 3 4 3 3 3
Materials engineering 2 3 3 3 3
Mechanical engineering 5 4 3 4 4
Nuclear engineering N/A N/A N/A 4 4

 

Graduate programs
  2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Bioengineering 6 6 7 7 10
Chemical engineering* 2 2 2 3 3
Civil engineering 1 1 1 1 2
Computer engineering 2 2 1 2 2
Electrical engineering 3 1 3 1 3
Environmental engineering 1 1 1 1 1
Industrial engineering 3 2 3 3 3
Materials engineering 5 6 6 6 6
Mechanical engineering 3 3 3 3 3
Nuclear engineering 5 5 8 7 7

 

Source: U.S. News & World Report. Graduate rankings are formulated in early spring for the current year; undergraduate numbers are published in the fall for the coming year. The publication’s inaugural best global universities rankings were released in October 2014. For university-wide ranking data, see How Berkeley Ranks from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

*Offered through the College of Chemistry