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

  • 4.55 average GPA of accepted applicants
  • 28.6% of the student body are women
  • 26.8% are international students

Faculty

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

8.5%

Percentage of freshman applicants admitted for the 2018-19 academic year

$92,190

Average starting salary reported by 2016 undergraduates joining the workforce

 

Number of students by program: Fall 2018
Program Undergraduate
enrollment
Graduate
enrollment
Bioengineering 405 231
CEE 372 412
EECS 1,582 711
Engineering Science 268 N/A
IEOR 185 175
Materials Science 157 146
Mechanical Engineering 651 356
Nuclear Engineering 65 86
Joint majors 28 N/A
Undeclared 82 N/A
Applied Science & Technology N/A 44
Total enrollment 3,648 2,153

 

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 70
Translational Medicine 32
Civil & Environmental Engineering 270
Computer Science 17
Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences 132
Industrial Engineering & Operations Research 42
Materials Science & Engineering 26
Mechanical Engineering 158
Nuclear Engineering 24
Total Masters: 772
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.