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Best Engineering Colleges in California

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in California that offer Engineering degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 22 Engineering schools located within California. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Engineering Colleges in California for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

University of California-Los Angeles offers 1 Engineering Degree program. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 50 students graduated in the study area of Engineering with students earning 50 Master's degrees.

Based on 88 Reviews
2 University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
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University of California-Berkeley offers 2 Engineering Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 3 students graduated in the study area of Engineering with students earning 3 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 140 Reviews
3 Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA
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Harvey Mudd College offers 2 Engineering Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 55 students graduated in the study area of Engineering with students earning 55 Bachelor's degrees.

4 University of California-Davis Davis, CA

University of California-Davis offers 2 Engineering Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 104 students graduated in the study area of Engineering with students earning 104 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 92 Reviews
5 California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA

California Institute of Technology offers 1 Engineering Degree program. It's a small private university in a mid sized city.

Based on 4 Reviews
6 University of California-Irvine Irvine, CA

University of California-Irvine offers 2 Engineering Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 20 students graduated in the study area of Engineering with students earning 20 Master's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
7 Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA

Santa Clara University offers 2 Engineering Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city.

Based on 20 Reviews
8 University of the Pacific Stockton, CA

University of the Pacific offers 1 Engineering Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 46 students graduated in the study area of Engineering with students earning 46 Master's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
9 California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo offers 2 Engineering Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 38 students graduated in the study area of Engineering with students earning 38 Master's degrees.

Based on 68 Reviews
10 California State University-Long Beach Long Beach, CA

California State University-Long Beach offers 3 Engineering Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 33 students graduated in the study area of Engineering with students earning 17 Bachelor's degrees, and 16 Master's degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews

List of all Engineering Colleges in California

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of California-Los Angeles University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
3/5
12 : 1 41,908
University of California-Berkeley University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
3/5
21 : 1 38,189
Harvey Mudd College Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA
5/5
8 : 1 825
University of California-Davis University of California-Davis Davis, CA
3/5
15 : 1 35,186
California Institute of Technology California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA
5/5
7 : 1 2,255
University of California-Irvine University of California-Irvine Irvine, CA
3/5
17 : 1 30,836
Santa Clara University Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA
5/5
14 : 1 8,680
University of the Pacific University of the Pacific Stockton, CA
5/5
12 : 1 6,281
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA
3/5
23 : 1 20,944
California State University-Long Beach California State University-Long Beach Long Beach, CA
2/5
27 : 1 37,446
San Jose State University San Jose State University San Jose, CA
2/5
31 : 1 32,773
University of California-Riverside University of California-Riverside Riverside, CA
3/5
24 : 1 21,385
California State University-Fresno California State University-Fresno Fresno, CA
2/5
27 : 1 24,136
California State Polytechnic University-Pomona California State Polytechnic University-Pomona Pomona, CA
2/5
31 : 1 23,717
San Francisco State University San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA
2/5
28 : 1 30,256
California State University-Fullerton California State University-Fullerton Fullerton, CA
2/5
30 : 1 38,948
California State University-Northridge California State University-Northridge Northridge, CA
2/5
32 : 1 41,548
Saint Mary's College of California Saint Mary's College of California Moraga, CA
5/5
10 : 1 4,030
California Baptist University California Baptist University Riverside, CA
5/5
22 : 1 8,541
California State University-Los Angeles California State University-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
2/5
32 : 1 27,680
California State University-East Bay California State University-East Bay Hayward, CA
2/5
31 : 1 15,528
Pacific Union College Pacific Union College Angwin, CA
5/5
17 : 1 1,555

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Additional Engineering Degree Facts for California Schools

California Schools offering online Engineering degrees

Online Engineering degrees are available with as many as 50 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Engineering degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
University of California-Los Angeles 0 0 0 50 0
How many California schools offer online Engineering degrees?
  • 1 Master's

What Engineering degree programs were earned in California?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 1 Colleges 1 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 14 Colleges 228 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 1 Colleges 3 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 13 Colleges 277 Graduates
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