Rankings

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

Undergraduate programs
Program 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Bioengineering 9 10 10 10 13
Civil engineering 3 1 2 1 2
Chemical engineering* 2 2 2 2 2
Computer engineering 4 4 3 4 5
Electrical engineering 3 3 2 3 4
Engineering science, engineering physics 2 3 4 N/A 4
Environmental engineering 1 1 3 2 1
Industrial engineering 3 3 3 3 4
Materials engineering 3 3 3 2 3
Mechanical engineering 4 4 2 5 2
Nuclear engineering 4 4 4 4 4

 

Graduate programs
  2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Bioengineering 7 10 10 12 12
Civil engineering 1 2 1 1 1
Chemical engineering* 3 3 2 2 2
Computer science 1 1 1 1 1
Electrical engineering 1 3 3 2 2
Environmental engineering 1 1 1 1 1
Industrial engineering 3 3 3 3 1
Materials engineering 6 6 6 6 5
Mechanical engineering 3 3 3 3 3
Nuclear engineering 7 7 7 7 5

 

Source: U.S. News & World Report. Undergraduate rankings are formulated in early spring for the current year; graduate numbers are formulated one year in advance. 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