East portico of McLaughlin Hall

Rankings

Berkeley Engineering is consistently ranked among the top engineering schools by many measures, including U.S. News & World Report, which ranks it second nationally for undergraduate programs, third nationally for graduate programs, and seventh globally overall. Many individual disciplines also maintain top rankings among all engineering programs.

Undergraduate programs
2021 2020 2019 2018 2017
Bioengineering 7 9 7 7 8
Chemical engineering* 3 2 3 2 2
Civil engineering 2 1 1 1 2
Computer engineering 3 3 4 2 3
Electrical engineering 2 2 2 3 3
Environmental engineering 1 1 1 1 3
Industrial engineering 8 5 4 3 4
Materials engineering 2 4 7 2 3
Mechanical engineering 5 2 4 5 4

USN&WR last ranked undergraduate nuclear engineering programs in 2004, and engineering science programs in 2016

Graduate programs
2021 2020 2019 2018 2017
Bioengineering 4 5 4 6 6
Chemical engineering* 2 2 2 2 2
Civil engineering 1 1 1 1 1
Computer engineering 2 1 2 2 2
Electrical engineering 1 2 1 3 1
Environmental engineering 1 1 1 1 1
Industrial engineering 3 4 3 3 2
Materials engineering 2 6 3 5 6
Mechanical engineering 3 3 3 3 3
Nuclear engineering 3 5 5 5 5

USN&WR last ranked graduate computer science programs in 2018

Source: U.S. News & World Report. Graduate rankings are formulated in early spring for the following year; undergraduate numbers are published in the fall for the coming year.

*Offered through the College of Chemistry