The UC Davis College of Engineering integrates teaching, research and service to society to advance the leading edge of engineering knowledge and train the next generation of engineers who will make a difference in the world.

Consistently ranked among the top engineering schools in the nation, the college is a leader in research that addresses some of the world’s most important challenges. Our faculty are national and international authorities in such critical areas as energy, alternative fuels and hybrid vehicles, computer network security, and biomedical imaging technology. Our faculty are also honored by their peers and their students for their teaching and mentoring skills in addition to being recognized for their scholarly work.

Built upon a foundation of strong fundamentals in mathematics, chemistry, physics, and biological sciences, the education the college provide gives students the tools that will enable them to grow and adapt to a quickly changing technical world. The college offers numerous opportunities to develop leadership, entrepreneurial, business, communications and hands-on technical skills through the Student Startup Center, participation on design teams and/or in undergraduate research opportunities, involvement in one of the many engineering student organizations, and work in the well-equipped Engineering Student Design Center.

Campus Resources For Prospective Students


Financial Aid

Academic Programs

Majors and Minors in the College of Engineering

Prospective Transfer Student Guide

Student Success Programs

LEADR (Leadership in Engineering Advancement, Diversity and Retention) Program

Avenue E – Avenue To Engineering Transfer Student Program

Involvement Opportunities

Design Teams and Student Organizations