In the inspiring environment of a public research university, our engineering programs, students, instructors, and centers have a world-class reputation. We’re shaping the engineers who will build a better world.
With our talented faculty, robust resources, and proximity to Silicon Valley, we offer more than just an education. No matter where you are on your academic journey, we can help you take the next big step toward achieving your goals. Explore your options and let us know how we can help you.
public university for students focused on making an impact in the world (Princeton Review, 2022)
undergraduate computer science specialty: game development programs (U.S. News & World Report, 2023)
UCSC joined just 65 other universities in the Association of American Universities in 2019
for social mobility, acknowledging our commitment to enrolling and graduating low-income students (U.S. News & World Report, 2020)
member of the Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities
of the top 50 Institutions by Total Bachelors Degrees awarded in Computer Science in Engineering (ASEE, 2020)
With multiple undergraduate majors across seven departments, you can turn your passion into a meaningful career. Explore your specific interests through hands-on educational opportunities.
Flourish in leading-edge research environments while enjoying close, productive contact with faculty mentors and a supportive community of graduate peers. Fine-tune your future with specialized, integrated skills and leadership experience. Whether you’re interested in a PhD, master’s, or professional certificates — we have the engineering programs to make your biggest ideas a reality.
Take a tour with Baskin Engineering Student Ambassadors
Book a 45-minute, in-person tour of the Baskin School of Engineering. Led by Baskin Engineering Student Ambassadors (BESA) and geared toward prospective and newly admitted students and their families, these tours provide the opportunity to explore the engineering buildings, labs, and classrooms, while gaining an in-depth overview of the school’s programs.