University of California--Berkeley

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320 McLaughlin Hall # 1700
Berkeley, CA 94720

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Engineering School Overview

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#3 Best Engineering Schools


Engineering School Overview

The application fee is $80 for U.S. residents and $100 for international students. Its tuition is full-time: $11,220 per year (in-state) and full-time: $26,322 per year (out-of-state). The 2013 Ph.D. student-faculty ratio is 6.0:1. The College of Engineering at University of California--Berkeley has 248 full-time faculty on staff.

Graduate students at the UC-Berkeley College of Engineering can complete an advanced degree in eight areas, including Industrial Engineering & Operations Research and Applied Science & Technology.

Earning a master’s in engineering typically takes two years at Berkeley, but students can also opt for the accelerated Berkeley Engineering Professional Master’s Program, which graduates students in just one year. All graduate students must also complete two minors, which can include fields outside of the College of Engineering.

The College of Engineering has about 40 research centers and institutes where students can get involved. Graduate students can live on campus. For a break from school work, students can explore nearby San Francisco or take a quick trip to local beaches. To travel in and around San Francisco, students can take the Bay Area Rapid Transit, which stops a block from campus.


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


Full-time faculty (tenured or tenure-track) 248
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 6.0:1

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 1,889
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)



full-time: $11,220 per year (in-state)
full-time: $26,322 per year (out-of-state)

Required fees $4,582 per year

* Engineering School Overview details based on 2013 data

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