Prospective Students

First Year Students

Student Writing Formulas

Admission Policy

Advanced Placement & International Baccalaureate Test Scores

Proposed Majors

First year students (frosh) interested in pursuing one of the majors in the Baskin School of Engineering are encouraged to indicate that on their application by selecting one of our majors. If they have not done so at the time of application, they will do so upon entry into the department. Please see the campus' admissions site for more information about admission to UCSC.

As of Fall 2018, Computer Science is an impacted major. For an incoming student to pursue Computer Science, they must indicate on their application and be admitted as such.

Transfer Students

Applied Optics Lab


Transfer FAQs

Transfer Policy

Junior Transfer students do need to complete a supplemental application if planning to pursue a major in the Baskin School of Engineering.

More information about BSOE specific admissions policies can be found on the admissions page.

Information about BSOE scholarships (some exclusively for new students) can be found on our scholarships-awards page.