Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering atUC Berkeley Department of Bioengineering


4 years (Full Time)

Course Level

UG Degree

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  • Program provides a strong foundation in engineering and the biological sciences, with the freedom to explore a variety of topics and specialize in advanced areas of research
  • The multidisciplinary undergraduate major in bioengineering is intended for academically strong students who excel in the physical sciences, mathematics, and biology
  • Program offers concentrations in Cell & Tissue Engineering, Biomedical Devices, Synthetic Biology, Biomedical Imaging, and Computational Bioengineering
  • The College of Engineering at UC Berkeley is a world-renowned school consistently ranked in the top three overall engineering schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report


  • University Rankings
    • #5

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #32

      - QS 2022

    • #8

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #4

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #22

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 32,71,786
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 13,84,291
InsuranceINR 2,80,829
TransportationINR 47,175
Student Services FeeINR 89,586
Berkeley Campus FeeINR 1,23,101
Class Pass Fee - TransitINR 15,090
Document Management FeeINR 32,245
Books and SuppliesINR 86,885
Personal ExpensesINR 1,42,321
Application FeeINR 6,354
TotalINR 22,07,877

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 79.42


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 9ᵗʰ December 2021

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria


  • Applicants must complete both year X and XII state board or CBSE examinations, with average marks above 70 and no mark below 60.
  • or Earn a grade point average (GPA) of 3.4 or better in these courses with no grade lower than a C.
    • 2 Years of History
    • 4 Years of English
    • 3 Years of Mathematics
    • 2 Years of Science
    • 2 Years of Language other than English
      *or equivalent to the 2nd level of high school instruction
    • 1 Year of Visual and performing arts
    • 1 Year of College-preparatory elective



Marks - 80/120


No specific cutoff mentioned


Marks - 6.5/9

Other eligibility criteria
  • Academic Transcripts
  • Proof of English Langauge Proficiency
  • SAT scores:
    • SAT with essay
    • Applicants are also strongly encouraged to take SAT Subject Test in Math Level 2 and at least one SAT Subject Test in science (Biology E/M, Chemistry or Physics)
  • The applicant’s full record of achievement in college preparatory work in high school, including the number and rigor of courses taken and grades earned in those courses.
  • Essays (Students will choose 4 of the 8 questions to respond to. Each essay is limited to a maximum of 350 words.)
  • Letter of Recommendation: Only Shortlisted students are requested to provide Letter of Recommendation
    • one letter must be written by a teacher or instructor, The second letter can be written by anyone the student selects, ideally someone who knows them well and can speak to one or more of the characteristics above
Conditional Offer


Every offer of admission is conditional. All admitted students have conditions that must be met in order to sustain Berkeley’s offer of admission. When accepting the offer, every admitted student is prompted to read and accept each of their conditions. they can find a printable version of their Conditions of Admission in the MAP@Berkeley portal, along with a printable version of your admission letter. Each condition check box must be selected. The student must then click Continue in order to progress to the admission deposit payment screen

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for USA.

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