3. Baskin School of Engineering at UC Santa Cruz
Baskin enrolls just 300 full-time students and just 34 part-timers. However, there are 78-full-time faculty members, giving students a much more hands-on experience.
The school is made up of six different departments: applied mathematics and statistics, bimolecular engineering, computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, and technology and information management. Baskin also offers a variety of research opportunities in fields including Bayesian statistics, machine learning, optoelectronics and optical systems, chip design and packaging, computer architecture, dynamic mathematical modeling, and robotics and controls.
Baskin is part of UC Santa Cruz, a public school founded in 1905, set in a suburban campus of 2,000 acres. Tuition is $11,220 for in-state students and $26,322 for out-of-state students. For part-time, in-state students it is $5,610; for part-time, out-of-state students it is $13,161.
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