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
  • 29.9% of the student body are women
  • 24.3% are international students
Faculty

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

12.2%

Percentage of freshman applicants admitted for the 2020-21 academic year

$108,000

Median starting salary reported by 2019 undergraduates joining the workforce

 

Number of students by program:
Fall 2020
Program Undergraduate
enrollment
Graduate
enrollment
Bioengineering 464 228
CEE 383 366
Computational Biology N/A 28
EECS 1,692 762
Engineering Science 207 N/A
IEOR 203 186
Materials Science 133 158
Mechanical Engineering 698 333
Nuclear Engineering 69 89
Joint majors 20 N/A
Undeclared 111 N/A
Applied Science & Technology N/A 39
Total enrollment 3,892 2,155

 

Degrees conferred: 2018-19
Bachelors
Bioengineering 86
Civil Engineering 81
Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences 452
Joint Major Bioengineering and Materials Science & Engineering 2
Joint Major Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences and Materials Science & Engineering 0
Joint Major Mechanical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering 0
Joint Major Materials Science & Engineering and Mechanical Engineering 0
Joint Major Materials Science & Engineering and Nuclear Engineering 0
Energy Engineering 10
Engineering Math & Statistics 7
Engineering Physics 11
Environmental Engineering Science 2
Industrial Engineering & Operations Research 42
Materials Science & Engineering 36
Mechanical Engineering 177
Nuclear Engineering 12
Total Bachelors: 897
Masters
Applied Science & Technology 1
Bioengineering 47
Translational Medicine 18
Civil & Environmental Engineering 227
Computer Science 14
Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences 188
Industrial Engineering & Operations Research 152
Materials Science & Engineering 41
Mechanical Engineering 149
Nuclear Engineering 20
Total Masters: 857
Doctoral
Applied Science & Technology 6
Bioengineering 13
Civil & Environmental Engineering 26
Computational Biology 3
Computer Science 38
Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences 38
Industrial Engineering & Operations Research 16
Materials Science & Engineering 15
Mechanical Engineering 43
Nuclear Engineering 15
Total Ph.D.: 213