Admissions

Cal Band outside McLaughlin HallPhoto by Noah BergerAs an engineer, you’ll be finding solutions to the world’s most pressing problems — but first, you’ll need to get the finest possible training in your field. Our globally renowned program attracts the best and brightest students to study with top-tier faculty who are making groundbreaking discoveries. We believe in a solid foundation of math and science but also in the importance of enriching our rigorous curriculum with research opportunities, support services and team activities.

Because at Berkeley Engineering, we’re fully invested in preparing our future engineers to meet today’s challenges with creativity and innovation. There’s never been a better time to be an engineer.

For detailed information on how to apply, prospective undergraduates should go to the Berkeley admissions website; prospective graduate students should visit the graduate admissions website.

Financial aid

To learn more about costs of attendance, types of financial aid, eligibility and deadlines, visit Berkeley’s Financial Aid and Scholarships Office. For the current schedule of fees and tuition, see the Office of the Registrar. Please note that university fees are subject to change. Nonresident students, in particular, should plan carefully to ensure adequate financial resources.

Academics

Review the programs, curriculum and policies of the College of Engineering in our academics section. Prospective undergraduates can also find more detailed information in the College of Engineering Undergraduate Guide.

Admissions FAQs

Wondering about prerequisites, switching your major or research opportunities? Our general undergraduate FAQs, as well as our FAQs for prospective freshmen and prospective transfer applicants, can answer all of these questions and more. Need additional information? Contact Engineering Student Services for answers.