Rankings

Berkeley Engineering is consistently ranked in the top three in the nation by many measures, including U.S. News & World Report. Many individual disciplines are also prominently ranked, including civil engineering, which has been named the number one or two program in the nation in the last 11 years.

Undergraduate programs
Program 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Bioengineering 10 10 10 13 14
Civil engineering 1 2 1 2 1
Chemical engineering* 2 2 2 2 2
Computer engineering 4 3 4 5 2
Electrical engineering 3 2 3 4 4
Engineering science, engineering physics 3 4 N/A 4 3
Environmental engineering 1 3 2 1 2
Industrial engineering 3 3 3 4 5
Materials engineering 3 3 2 3 3
Mechanical engineering 4 2 5 2 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. For university-wide ranking data, see How Berkeley Ranks from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

*Offered through the College of Chemistry