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
  • 29.6% of the student body are women
  • 27.5% 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

9.2%

Percentage of freshman applicants admitted for the 2019-20 academic year

$108,000

Median starting salary reported by 2019 undergraduates joining the workforce

 

Number of students by program:
Fall 2019
Program Undergraduate
enrollment
Graduate
enrollment
Bioengineering 414 250
CEE 375 431
EECS 1,630 763
Engineering Science 195 N/A
IEOR 204 221
Materials Science 144 173
Mechanical Engineering 672 363
Nuclear Engineering 65 97
Joint majors 21 N/A
Undeclared 99 N/A
Applied Science & Technology N/A 37
Total enrollment 3,746 2,357

 

Degrees conferred: 2018-19
Bachelors
Bioengineering 79
Civil Engineering 91
Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences 442
Joint Major Bioengineering and Materials Science & Engineering 7
Joint Major Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences and Materials Science & Engineering 0
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 10
Engineering Math & Statistics 8
Engineering Physics 19
Environmental Engineering Science 7
Industrial Engineering & Operations Research 40
Materials Science & Engineering 40
Mechanical Engineering 164
Nuclear Engineering 21
Total Bachelors: 935
Masters
Applied Science & Technology 3
Bioengineering 31
Translational Medicine 12
Civil & Environmental Engineering 219
Computer Science 23
Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences 164
Industrial Engineering & Operations Research 194
Materials Science & Engineering 30
Mechanical Engineering 130
Nuclear Engineering 21
Total Masters: 827
Doctoral
Applied Science & Technology 9
Bioengineering 15
Civil & Environmental Engineering 26
Computer Science 39
Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences 46
Industrial Engineering & Operations Research 3
Materials Science & Engineering 14
Mechanical Engineering 53
Nuclear Engineering 8
Total Ph.D.: 213