University Mission Statements

The University of California

The University's fundamental missions are teaching, research and public service.

University of California, Irvine

The University of California, Irvine’s mission is to discover and disseminate knowledge through research, teaching and creative expression in acclaimed academic programs. Our system of governance shared between the Board of Regents, the administration, and the faculty Senate guides the development of our campus and the realization of these goals.

The Henry Samueli School of Engineering

"We are a research institution of higher learning. Our mission is to educate students to be the best engineers and leaders in the nation and world by engaging them in a stimulating community dedicated to the discovery of knowledge, excellence in scholarship, and service to society; and to develop tomorrow’s technologies that will make a global impact on the betterment of society."

Each engineering program has published educational objectives and student outcomes that are consistent with the missions and goals of the University of California, UC Irvine, and The Henry Samueli School of Engineering.

The undergraduate majors in Aerospace Engineering (AE), Biomedical Engineering (BME), Chemical Engineering (ChE), Civil Engineering (CE), Computer Engineering (CpE), Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Electrical Engineering (EE), Environmental Engineering (EnE), Materials Science Engineering (MSE), and Mechanical Engineering (ME) are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,; Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) is also accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,; the undergraduate major in Biomedical Engineering: Premedical (BMEP) is not designed to be accredited, therefore is not accredited by ABET.  Annual student enrollment and graduation data per major can be found at:  Please note that annual student enrollment and graduation data for CSE is the sum of the data under both Engineering and Information and Computer Science.