UC Berkeley MEng Class of 2023 Profile

The Coleman Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership welcomes its class of 493 full-time Master of Engineering students.

Photo: Keegan Houser/UC Berkeley Public Affairs

Each year, the UC Berkeley Master of Engineering (MEng) program admits students from around the world who go on to become leaders in their respective fields. With 27 countries and 211 undergraduate institutions represented in the Class of 2023, the Fung Institute welcomes a student body of technical leaders who come from many different backgrounds and perspectives. The class is joined by 11 students in UC Berkeley’s MBA/MEng dual degree program, which allows students with undergraduate technical training to earn both an MBA and an MEng degree in just two years.

As a result of their time spent in the program, Berkeley MEng students are given the tools they need through effective technical training and leadership development skills in order to become the innovators of tomorrow.

MEng Class of 2023 Profile

  • Number of Applicants: 3,583
  • Class Size: 493
  • Average GPA: 3.74
  • Average Age: 23 (Ages range from 19–40)
  • 80% International by passport
  • 30% Female-identifying
  • 43% received a MEng program grant or fellowship

Cohort By Department


211 undergraduate schools are represented in the Class of 2023. The top five undergraduate universities are:

  • University of California, Irvine
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

The top undergraduate majors represented are:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Mathematics

27 countries/regions are represented. Most predominant in the Class of 2023 are:

  • United States
  • China
  • France
  • Taiwan
  • India

Applications for the Class of 2024 open in September and are due on Friday, January 6, 2023. Learn more at funginstitute.berkeley.edu/apply.



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Berkeley Master of Engineering

Berkeley Master of Engineering

Master of Engineering at UC Berkeley with a focus on leadership. Learn more about the program through our publication.