Academics Overview

Each year, thousands of students vie for a spot in our program, hoping to gain access to our world renowned research and faculty, first-class facilities, stellar partnerships and collaborative culture. For the past 25 years, the college has taken the lead in interdisciplinary research and education and now has five departments, two programs, and the university’s first online master’s program.

BCOE is made up of a distinguished group of faculty including 90 Fellows of professional societies. They challenge, inspire and teach the next generation of engineers, focusing on hands-on research and multifaceted design programs that involve real-world problems.

Our fully accredited programs offer the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in a range of disciplines. Our five-year joint B.S.+ M.S. program allows top-performing students to prepare for careers in diverse industries on an accelerated schedule. We encourage you to explore our departments, programs and majors to find one that will help you achieve your career goals.


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Study Abroad

Engineering students have the opportunity to further enhance their degree and participate in an interdisciplinary education and research experience by studying abroad at one of 16 countries around the world. Learn more about UC Riverside’s Study Abroad website.