Student Experience at UC Davis

Student Experience


Welcome to the College of Engineering

The UC Davis College of Engineering is a proud leader in research addressing some of the world's most important issues. Our highly ranked undergraduate and graduate programs prepare the next generation of engineers to lead in cutting-edge research and technology. With a dozen undergraduate majors and ten graduate programs, our students impact a wide-ranging field of areas in energy, aerospace, transportation, computer science, medicine and more.

Why choose UC Davis?

  • #1 Campus Sustainability in the U.S. (UI GreenMetric World Ranking, 2019)
  • #1 Best Value College for Women in STEM in the U.S. (Forbes, 2016)
  • #1 U.S. Academic Institution in the Number of Undergraduate Degrees for Minority Students in Biological/Biomedical Sciences and Agriculture (Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 2016)
  • #2 Affordable Elite College in the Nation (Washington Monthly, 2019)
  • #3 Doing the Most for the American Dream (NY Times College Access Index, 2017)
  • #3 Best Biological/Agricultural Engineering Graduate Program in the Nation (U.S. News and World Report)
  • #4 Best College for Your Money (Money Magazine, 2020)
  • #5 Best Public U.S. University (Times Higher Education, 2019)
  • #6 University Nationwide with the Most Students Hired by Top Companies In and Around Silicon Valley (Business Insider, 2015)
  • #8 Best Public University and Most Transformative College in the Country (Money Magazine, 2018)
  • #9 Best Environmental Engineering Graduate Program in the Nation (U.S. News and World Report)