The College of Engineering at University of California–Davis

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Cathy Jurado
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--Davis

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 3,107
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 757
Overall acceptance rate 24.4% – Low

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.40
Average GRE 508 verbal
751 quantitative
3.87 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.50
Average GRE 515 verbal
768 quantitative
3.81 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering http:/​/​mae.​ucdavis.​edu
(530) 752-0581
[email protected]
Biological/Agricultural engineering http:/​/​bae.​engineering.​ucdavis.​edu
(530) 752-1451
[email protected]
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​bme.​ucdavis.​edu
(530) 752-2611
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​chms.​engineering.​ucdavis.​edu
(530) 752-7952
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​cee.​engr.​ucdavis.​edu
(530) 752-1441
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​ucdavis.​edu
(530) 752-8251
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cs.​ucdavis.​edu
(530) 752-7224
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​ucdavis.​edu
(530) 752-8251
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics http:/​/​das.​engineering.​ucdavis.​edu
(530) 752-2504
[email protected]
Environmental engineering http:/​/​cee.​engr.​ucdavis.​edu
(530) 752-1441
[email protected]
Industrial engineering N/A
Materials engineering http:/​/​chms.​engineering.​ucdavis.​edu
(530) 752-7952
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​mae.​ucdavis.​edu
(530) 752-0581
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs http:/​/​www.​its.​ucdavis.​edu/​ttp/​
(530) 752-0247
[email protected]

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,252
Master’s (full-time) 409
Master’s (part-time) 17
Ph.D. (full-time) 796
Ph.D. (part-time) 30

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 265
Total master’s graduates 148
International master’s graduates 21.6%
Minority master’s graduates 22.3%
Female master’s graduates 26.4%
Total Ph.D. graduates 117
International Ph.D. graduates 48.7%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 17.1%
Female Ph.D. graduates 31.6%

Programs

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

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Aerospace 9 13.6%
Agricultural 17 3.7%
Biomedical 36 10.8%
Chemical 14 5.7%
Civil 33 24%
Computer engineering 31 14.4%
Computer science 43 16.8%
Electrical 31 14.4%
Engineering management 0 N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics 0 3%
Environmental 33 24%
Materials 17 4.6%
Mechanical 24 13.6%
Other 17 3.5%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 179
Part-time faculty 22
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 12

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $79,469,487
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 188

Engineering School Ranking

#31 Best Engineering Schools

(10) Ranking by Specialties

#30 in Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical
#7 in Biological / Agricultural
#21 in Biomedical / Bioengineering
#28 in Chemical
#13 in Civil
#30 in Computer Engineering
#38 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#11 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#24 in Materials
#34 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 52
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.4
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.6
Overall acceptance rate 24.4% – Low
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 758
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 4.4:1 – High
Ph.D.s granted 117
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $79,469,487
Research expenditures per faculty member $422,710
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 6.7%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,252

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,252

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 1,205
Minority students 21.9%
International students 35.4%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 47
Minority students 29.8%
International students 6.4%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Kathryn Maloney
Financial aid phone (530) 752-2390

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $15,271 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $30,373 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $9,661 per year (in-state)
Part-time: $17,212 per year (out-of-state)
Required fees N/A
Room and board $11,987
Books and supplies $1,160
Miscellaneous expenses $3,865

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 225
Teaching assistants 187
Research assistants 568
Other appointments 66

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