Be on the Cutting Edge Through Computer Science and Engineering
As technology continues to evolve at an astonishing pace, UC Merced’s Computer Science and Engineering pathway positions you at the intersection of innovation and industry. The academic programs and experiences (including hands-on opportunities) will thoroughly prepare you for a career in software engineering, data science, cybersecurity, robotics, machine learning/AI, informational technology and database administration, to name a few. You’ll graduate with marketable skills gained from courses, architecture design experiences, research and team project activities that will allow you to excel in your chosen field.
Opportunities for students to study Engineering in exciting locations around the globe. For example, students can study robotics in Japan, environmental engineering in Singapore, or bioengineering in Australia.
Living Learning Community (LLC) that engages students in communal learning and career development experiences such as workshops, panel discussions and collaborative projects. Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers students provide peer support for first-year students in the LLC.
offers UC Merced students the opportunity to work with JGI scientists on research projects that contribute to the large mission of the U.S. Department of Energy, particularly in computational and data sciences.