The College of Engineering at University of California–Berkeley

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions N/A
Application deadline (U.S. residents) N/A
Application fee (U.S. residents) $80
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $100

The College of Engineering at University of California--Berkeley

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 7,809
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 1,121
Overall acceptance rate 14.4% – Low

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.60
Average GRE 556 verbal
777 quantitative
4.04 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.80
Average GRE 582 verbal
787 quantitative
4.11 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 570 paper test
68 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Haas School of Business average GMAT scores
Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​bioeng.​berkeley.​edu
(510) 642-5833
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​cheme.​berkeley.​edu
(510) 642-1533
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​ce.​berkeley.​edu
(510) 643-6640
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​eecs.​berkeley.​edu
(510) 642-3068
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​eecs.​berkeley.​edu
(510) 642-3068
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​eecs.​berkeley.​edu
(510) 642-3068
[email protected]
Engineering management http:/​/​mot.​berkeley.​edu
(510) 664-4205
[email protected]
Engineering science and engineering physics http:/​/​coe.​berkeley.​edu/​departments/​engineering-science
(510) 642-8790
[email protected]
Environmental engineering http:/​/​www.​ce.​berkeley.​edu
(510) 642-6464
[email protected]
Industrial engineering http:/​/​www.​ieor.​berkeley.​edu
(510) 642-5485
[email protected]
Materials engineering http:/​/​www.​mse.​berkeley.​edu
(510) 642-0716
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​me.​berkeley.​edu
(510) 642-5084
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering http:/​/​www.​nuc.​berkeley.​edu
(510) 642-5760
[email protected]
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs http:/​/​ast.​coe.​berkeley.​edu
(510) 642-8790
[email protected]

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,882
Master’s (full-time) 395
Master’s (part-time) 2
Ph.D. (full-time) 1,442
Ph.D. (part-time) 43

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 564
Total master’s graduates 335
International master’s graduates 27.2%
Minority master’s graduates 30.4%
Female master’s graduates 28.7%
Total Ph.D. graduates 229
International Ph.D. graduates 34.1%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 22.3%
Female Ph.D. graduates 23.6%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Biomedical 18 9.8%
Chemical 18 6.6%
Civil 42 20.1%
Computer engineering 47 12.4%
Computer science 0 N/A
Electrical 41 17%
Engineering management 0 N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics 0 N/A
Environmental 0 N/A
Industrial / Manufacturing 14 5.3%
Materials 14 5.8%
Mechanical 42 17.6%
Nuclear 6 3.4%
Other 0 2%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 240
Part-time faculty 0
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 40

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $186,886,000
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 203

Engineering School Ranking

#3 Best Engineering Schools

(10) Ranking by Specialties

#10 in Biomedical / Bioengineering
#2 in Chemical
#1 in Civil
#3 in Computer Engineering
#3 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#1 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#3 in Industrial / Manufacturing
#6 in Materials
#3 in Mechanical
#7 in Nuclear

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 89
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 4.8
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 4.5
Overall acceptance rate 14.4% – Low
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 782
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 6.0:1 – High
Ph.D.s granted 229
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $186,886,000
Research expenditures per faculty member $759,699
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 16.7%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,882

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,882

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 1,837
Minority students 22.9%
International students 36.3%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 45
Minority students 33.3%
International students 4.4%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director N/A
Financial aid phone (510) 642-6442

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $11,220 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $26,322 per year (out-of-state)
Required fees $3,241 per year
Room and board $17,524
Books and supplies $568
Miscellaneous expenses $1,764

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 750
Teaching assistants 339
Research assistants 859
Other appointments 83

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