A Great Place for Graduate Studies

Pursuing Graduate Studies at the UCSC Baskin School of Engineering is an exceptional opportunity to engage with and learn from a team of scholars who are consistently ranked among the most influential in the world.

Funding Your Graduate Education

BSOE offers graduate students a broad range of financial assistance options that help with tuition and living expenses while they are pursuing their advanced degrees.  Graduate students may receive financial support through fellowships, teaching assistantships, and research assistantships.  Traditional financial aid is also available.

Research that Changes the World

The BSOE features world-renowned research groups and centers across our seven departments. Our close proximity to Silicon Valley provides a dynamic and stimulating environment and allows for seamless translation of research breakthroughs to the real world.

Humans of BSOE

As an engineering school committed to advancing social good on a campus that "fosters a culture of excellence, inquiry, creativity, diversity, and public service," Graduate Studies at the UC Santa Cruz Baskin School of Engineering celebrates the heritage and achievements of our students, our school, and all who come to BSOE as welcome guests.

Why Baskin School of Engineering Graduate Programs?

At the UCSC Baskin School of Engineering, doctoral and master’s students study and participate in research in areas that define 21st century technology and human advancement and address the most significant challenges and opportunities of our time, including life and health, data science, energy, and accessibility. Our students learn and work in an environment of stunning natural beauty, nestled among the redwoods and overlooking the Monterey Bay, with access in under an hour to the heart of Silicon Valley. They are mentored by world-renowned faculty, many with strong ties to industry, and have opportunities to engage in interdisciplinary research and interact with entrepreneurs and technology leaders through internships and corporate-sponsored research. And graduate students at the Baskin School of Engineering are part of an active community of scholars across UCSC’s five academic divisions that is committed to the creative and ethical pursuit of academic excellence built on social and environmental responsibility.


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Voices of Baskin Engineering
Voices of Baskin Engineering

Get to know students of the Baskin School of Engineering and why they chose UCSC for their graduate studies.

Graduate Horizons

Professional development for graduate students through group events and individual mentoring.