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University of California - Berkeley MS in Mechanical Engineering

148 Master's Degrees Awarded
$94,408 Average Salary

The main focus area for this major is General Mechanical Engineering. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Mechanical Engineering is a major offered under the engineering program of study at University of California - Berkeley. Here, you’ll find out more about the major master’s degree program in ME, including such details as the number of graduates, diversity of students, and more.

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How Much Does a Master’s in ME from UC Berkeley Cost?

$14,245 Average Tuition and Fees

UC Berkeley Graduate Tuition and Fees

Information about average full-time graduate student tuition and fees is shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $11,442 $26,544
Fees $2,803 $2,803

How Much Can You Make With a MS in ME From UC Berkeley?

$94,408 Average Salary
High Earnings Boost

The median early career salary of ME students who receive their master’s degree from UC Berkeley is $94,408 per year. That is 19% higher than the national average of $79,252.


Does UC Berkeley Offer an Online MS in ME?

Online degrees for the UC Berkeley ME master’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the UC Berkeley Online Learning page.

UC Berkeley Master’s Student Diversity for ME

148 Master's Degrees Awarded
26.4% Women
23.6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 148 master’s degrees in ME handed out to qualified students. The charts and tables below give more information about these students.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Of the students who received their master’s degree in ME in 2019-2020, 26.4% of them were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 17.2%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a master’s degree in ME at UC Berkeley in 2019-2020, 23.6% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is higher than the nationwide number of 17%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 21
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 6
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
White 32
International Students 77
Other Races/Ethnicities 8

MS in ME Focus Areas at UC Berkeley

Mechanical Engineering students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
General Mechanical Engineering 148

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to mechanical engineering.

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Engineering 8
Biomedical Engineering 65
Chemical Engineering 40
Civil Engineering 227
Electrical Engineering 187

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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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