Graduate Studies

Why UC Santa Cruz

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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