About Berkeley Engineering
Innovation and impact
Academic programs, graduate and undergraduate, ranked in the top 5 by U.S. News & World Report
There are many reasons why Berkeley Engineering is ranked among the top three engineering schools in the world: Because we offer a dynamic, interdisciplinary, hands-on education. Because we challenge conventional thinking and value creativity and imagination. And because our students and faculty are driven by social commitment and want to change the world. In the classroom, the research lab or the design studio, our community is both welcoming and tightly knit. Whether they’re pursuing groundbreaking research or teaching students, our faculty members are engaged and accessible. We’re a village of entrepreneurs and collaborators within the big city of a renowned public university. At Berkeley Engineering, we’re making a world of difference.
Faculty members of the National Academy of Engineering
- To transform lives by preparing our students for careers of leadership and innovation in engineering and related fields.
- To deepen and broaden current knowledge through original research and to serve society with transformative technology and science.
- To create a transformed society that benefits the public through service to industry, government and the engineering professions.
At the core of our mission are values in which we educate inclusive leaders and create knowledge equitably in service of a diverse society. Learn more about the wide variety of programs that support equity and inclusion at Berkeley Engineering.
“Engineering as a field of study can prepare you well to succeed no matter whether your career is in engineering, business, medicine or the financial world.”
Berkeley Engineering is celebrating the UC Regents’ historic 1870 decision to admit women “on equal terms in all respects” with men.
Trace the history of the College of Engineering, from the founding of the University of California up through the latest cutting-edge discoveries and programs.