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Prospective Undergraduates

Curious to see what life is like as a Jacobs School of Engineering student? Learn more about our six engineering departments and engineering and computer science majors, our Experience Engineering Initiative, and how you can study abroad and still graduate in four years.

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Prospective PhD Students

Our graduate engineering programs consistently rank among the top in the nation. Admissions information for the PhD programs offered at the Jacobs School. 


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Decoding birds' brain signals into syllables of song
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Researchers can predict what syllables a bird will sing—and when it will sing them—by re...

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Graduate students honored as Siebel Scholars
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Five graduate students working at the interface of engineering and medicine have been honored as 202...

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Computer scientists honored for their work discovering that cars are vulnerable to hacking
September 22, 2021

More than 10 years ago, a team from the  University of California San Diego and University of W...

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Three Jacobs School undergraduate programs ranked in nation's top 10
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How a plant virus could protect and save your lungs from metastatic cancer
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Using a virus that grows in black-eyed pea plants, researchers developed a new therapy that could ke...

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