Prospective Engineering Undergraduates

Admissions

Undergraduate admissions for all engineering majors at the Jacobs School of Engineering is handled by the UC San Diego admissions office.

Freshman admissions
Transfer admissions
International students admissions


Tours for Prospective Students

The UC San Diego admissions office provides campus tours that include the Jacobs School of Engineering. (The Jacobs School does not offer separate tours.)


Engineering Majors Information

Jacobs School of Engineering undergraduate majors info is here.

Undergraduate Student Advising at the Jacobs School

Academic Advising at UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering is done by individual departments. (There is no central Jacobs School advising group.)

UC San Diego campus-wide list of advisors by academic department.


Advising Information and Contacts for Engineering Majors

Bioengineering

Bioengineering advising contact information

Computer Science and Engineering

Computer science advising contact information

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Computer science advising contact information

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering advising contact information

NanoEngineering

NanoEngineering advising contact information

Structural Engineering

Structural Engineering advising contact information


Capped Majors

Admission to UC San Diego as a freshman or transfer student does not guarantee admission to engineering majors at the Jacobs School of Engineering. Due to high demand, all engineering majors at UC San Diego are “capped,” which means additional screening procedures are in place.

UC San Diego admissions office capped majors page.

FAQ for High School Students regarding capped majors at the Jacobs School of Engineering (PDF)

FAQ for Transfer Students with Capped Majors at the Jacobs School (PDF)


Engineering Courses

Jacobs School of Engineering Course Catalog


Six-College System at UC San Diego

Undergraduate general education requirements are determined by which of the six colleges a student attends, upper division requirements by their engineering major.

How the UC San Diego six-college system works.

Engineering students can attend all six colleges. Advisors by college are listed here.


High School Summer Program

COSMOS: Pre-college education