Facts and figures

The College of Engineering is recognized globally as a leader in engineering education. Our reputation for intellectual rigor, our talent for developing technologies that improve quality of life and our entrepreneurial spirit are reflected in our faculty and students, and by our physical environment.

This is what Berkeley Engineering looks like:

Students

  • 4.50 average GPA of accepted applicants
  • 27.6% of the student body are women
  • 26.3% are international students

Faculty

  • 229 active faculty
  • 72 faculty, active and emeriti, in the National Academy of Engineering
  • 24 recipients, active and emeriti, of distinguished teaching awards

9.6%

Percentage of freshman applicants admitted for the 2017-18 academic year

$92,190

Average starting salary reported by 2016 undergraduates joining the workforce

 

Number of students by program: Fall 2017
Program Undergraduate
enrollment
Graduate
enrollment
Bioengineering 393 228
CEE 351 442
EECS 1,406 689
Engineering Science 183 N/A
IEOR 173 164
Materials Science 140 139
Mechanical Engineering 660 364
Nuclear Engineering 86 96
Joint majors 37 N/A
Undeclared 78 N/A
Applied Science & Technology N/A 42
Total enrollment 3,452 2,149

 

Degrees conferred: 2017-18
Bachelors  
Bioengineering 69
Civil Engineering 88
Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences 336
Joint Major Bioengineering and Materials Science & Engineering 5
Joint Major Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences and Materials Science & Engineering 1
Joint Major Mechanical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering 2
Joint Major Materials Science & Engineering and Mechanical Engineering 4
Joint Major Materials Science & Engineering and Nuclear Engineering 1
Energy Engineering 12
Engineering Math & Statistics 10
Engineering Physics 11
Environmental Engineering Science 2
Industrial Engineering & Operations Research 48
Materials Science & Engineering 30
Mechanical Engineering 180
Nuclear Engineering 18
Total Bachelors: 796
Masters  
Applied Science & Technology 1
Bioengineering 38
Translational Medicine 64
Civil & Environmental Engineering 270
Computer Science 17
Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences 132
Industrial Engineering & Operations Research 117
Materials Science & Engineering 26
Mechanical Engineering 158
Nuclear Engineering 24
Total Masters: 847
Doctoral  
Applied Science & Technology 9
Bioengineering 19
Civil & Environmental Engineering 43
Computer Science 34
Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences 51
Industrial Engineering & Operations Research 12
Materials Science & Engineering 14
Mechanical Engineering 37
Nuclear Engineering 12
Total Ph.D.: 231
Engineering building at Berkeley

One of the best

Berkeley Engineering’s programs are consistently ranked in the top five by many measures, including U.S. News & World Report's national and global rankings.