Engineering has been an integral part of UC Berkeley since the university was chartered in 1868, when disciplines focused on mechanics, mining and civil engineering. The College of Engineering has evolved to offer top-ranked programs in every engineering field. Its distinguished teaching and research reputation attracts the best students from the state, the nation and across the world. Here, undergraduates have a wealth of opportunities to participate in research, competitive teams, high school outreach and more to enrich their learning experience and prepare them for leadership roles.
Berkeley Engineering at a Glance
Number of Students by Department: Fall 2012
*includes Computational Engineering Science, Energy Engineering, Engineering Mathematics and Statistics, Engineering Physics and Environmental Engineering Science.
Berkeley Engineering in the Rankings
UC Berkeley is the world's premier public university, according to the annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report, and Berkeley Engineering maintains top rankings among engineering programs nationally, public or private.
American Society for Engineering Education Profile
ASEE publishes the leading data on engineering colleges in the United States including both individual college statistics and national trends.