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
  2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Bioengineering 9 9 10 10 10
Civil engineering 1 3 1 2 1
Chemical engineering* 2 2 2 2 2
Computer engineering 4 4 4 3 4
Electrical engineering 3 3 3 2 3
Engineering science, engineering physics 3 2 3 4 N/A
Environmental engineering 1 1 1 3 2
Industrial engineering 3 3 3 3 3
Materials engineering 3 3 3 3 2
Mechanical engineering 3 4 4 2 5
Nuclear engineering N/A 4 4 4 4

 

Graduate programs
  2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Bioengineering 7 7 10 10 12
Civil engineering 1 1 2 1 1
Chemical engineering* 2 3 3 2 2
Computer engineering 1 2 2 3 1
Computer science 1 1 1 1 1
Electrical engineering 3 1 3 3 2
Environmental engineering 1 1 1 1 1
Industrial engineering 3 3 3 3 3
Materials engineering 6 6 6 6 6
Mechanical engineering 3 3 3 3 3
Nuclear engineering 8 7 7 7 7

 

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