University of California - Berkeley - Bachelor's Degree

The flagship campus of the University of California system, one of three parts in the state's public higher education plan, which also includes the California State University system and the California Community Colleges System.

  • Average Tution USD 54,593
  • Acceptance Rate 16%
  • Students 37,565
  • Scholarships 252,826,639
  • Student-Faculty Ratio 17:1

School Description

Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. Berkeley faculty, alumni, and researchers have won 72 Nobel Prizes (including 30 alumni Nobel laureates), nine Wolf Prizes, seven Fields Medals (including 3 alumni medalists), 18 Turing Awards, 45 MacArthur Fellowships,

Programs

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Architecture

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of architecture and to conduct research in various aspects of the field. Includes instruction in architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; professional responsibilities and standards; and related cultural, social, economic, and environmental issues.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Landscape Architecture

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of landscape architecture and research in various aspects of the field. Includes instruction in geology and hydrology; soils, groundcovers, and horticultural elements; project and site planning; landscape design, history, and theory; environmental design; applicable law and regulations; and professional responsibilities and standards.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Business Administration

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Financial Engineering

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of mathematics and statistics to the finance industry, including the development, critique, and use of various financial models. Includes instruction in probability theory, statistical analysis, numerical methods, computation and simulation methods, stochastic processes, economics, and financial markets and applications.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Management

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt in a rapidly changing, dynamic, and competitive global marketplace

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Computer Science

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Education

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    City Planning

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply principles of planning, analysis, and architecture to the development and improvement of urban areas and surrounding regions, and to function as professional planners. Includes instruction in principles of architecture; master plan development; service, communications, and transportation systems design; community and commercial development; zoning; land use planning; applied economics; policy analysis; applicable laws and regulations; and professional responsibilities and managerial duties.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Mechanical Engineering

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing and end-product systems used for specific uses, including machine tools, jigs and other manufacturing equipment; stationary power units and appliances; engines; self-propelled vehicles; housings and containers; hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement; and the integration of computers and remote control with operating systems.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Civil Engineering

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of structural, load-bearing, material moving, transportation, water resource, and material control systems; and environmental safety measures.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Electrical Engineering

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of electrical and electronic systems and their components, including electrical power generation systems; and the analysis of problems such as superconductor, wave propagation, energy storage and retrieval, and reception and amplification.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Engineering

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the solution of practical problems.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Industrial Engineering

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific and mathematical principles to the design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems of people, material, information, and energy. Includes instruction in applied mathematics, physical sciences, the social sciences, engineering analysis, systems design, computer applications, and forecasting and evaluation methodology.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Art History

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the study of the historical development of art as social and intellectual phenomenon, the analysis of works of art, and art conservation. Includes instruction in the theory of art, art history research methods, connoisseurship, the preservation and conservation of works of art, and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Design

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program in the applied visual arts that focuses on the general principles and techniques for effectively communicating ideas and information, and packaging products, in digital and other formats to business and consumer audiences, and that may prepare individuals in any of the applied art media.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Film Studies

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program in the visual arts that focuses on the study of the history, development, theory, and criticism of the film/video arts, as well as the basic principles of film making and film production.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Media Studies

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on how messages in various media are produced, used, and interpreted within and across different contexts, channels, and cultures, and that prepare individuals to apply communication knowledge and skills professionally.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Music

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the knowledge and skills associated with personal music appreciation, the playing of a musical instrument, singing or recreational composition. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Statistics

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of logical symbolic language and its applications.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Mathematics

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the analysis of quantities, magnitudes, forms, and their relationships, using symbolic logic and language. Includes instruction in algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Agriculture

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on agriculture and related sciences and that prepare individuals to apply specific knowledge, methods, and techniques to the management and performance of agricultural operations.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Environmental Engineering

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply geotechnical engineering methods, which deal with the analysis, design and construction of earth and earth supported structures, to the application of environmental problems, such as waste containment, waste disposal, construction of land fills, soil permeation, soil analysis, and soil improvement. Includes instruction in soil mechanics, soil dynamics, soil behavior, waste management and containment systems, geosynthetics, geochemistry, earth structures, geoenvironmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, earthquake engineering, and foundation engineering

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Environmental Studies

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Biology

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Biomedical Engineering

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of biomedical and health systems and products such as integrated biomedical systems, instrumentation, medical information systems, artificial organs and prostheses, and health management and care delivery systems.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Chemistry

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change, and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Cognitive Science

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the study of the mind and the nature of intelligence from the interdisciplinary perspectives of computer science, philosophy, mathematics, psychology, neuroscience, and other disciplines. Includes instruction in mathematics and logic, cognitive process modeling, dynamic systems, learning theories, brain and cognition, neural networking, programming, and applications to topics such as language acquisition, computer systems, and perception and behavior.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Health Science

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to practice as licensed professionals and assistants in the health care professions and related clinical sciences and administrative and support services.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Molecular Biology

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the scientific study of the structure and function of biological macromolecules and the role of molecular constituents and mechanisms in supramolecular assemblies and cells. Includes instruction in such topics as molecular signaling and transduction, regulation of cell growth, enzyme substrates and mechanisms of enzyme action, DNA-protein interaction, and applications to fields such as biotechnology, genetics, cell biology, and physiology.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Neuroscience

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the interdisciplinary scientific study of the molecular, structural, physiologic, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of the brain and nervous system. Includes instruction in molecular and cellular neuroscience, brain science, anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system, molecular and biochemical bases of information processing, behavioral neuroscience, biology of neuropsychiatric disorders, and applications to the clinical sciences and biomedical engineering.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Nutrition Science

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A scientific program that focuses on the utilization of food for human growth and metabolism, in both normal and dysfunctional states, from the interdisciplinary perspective of the agricultural, human, biological, and biomedical sciences. Includes instruction in food science, biochemistry, physiology, dietetics, food and nutrition studies, biotechnology, biophysics, and the clinical sciences.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Physics

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of matter and energy, and the formulation and testing of the laws governing the behavior of the matter-energy continuum. Includes instruction in classical and modern physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, mechanics, wave properties, nuclear processes, relativity and quantum theory, quantitative methods, and laboratory methods.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Plant Science

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific principles that underlie the breeding, cultivation, and production of agricultural plants, and the production, processing, and distribution of agricultural plant products. Includes instruction in the plant sciences, crop cultivation and production, and agricultural and food products processing.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Public Health

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares registered nurses to promote health and provide preventive and curative nursing services for groups or communities under the supervision of a public health agency. Includes instruction in community and rural health, family therapy and intervention, disease prevention, health education, and community health assessment.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Science

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of social systems, social institutions, and social behavior.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    American Studies

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the Hispanic peoples of the North and South American Continents outside Canada and the United States, including the study of the Pre-Columbian period and the flow of immigrants from other societies.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Anthropology

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human beings, their antecedents and related primates, and their cultural behavior and institutions, in comparative perspective. Includes instruction in biological/physical anthropology, primatology, human paleontology and prehistoric archeology, hominid evolution, anthropological linguistics, ethnography, ethnology, ethnohistory, socio-cultural anthropology, psychological anthropology, research methods, and applications to areas such as medicine, forensic pathology, museum studies, and international affairs.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Classics

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the literary culture of the ancient Graeco-Roman world and the Greek and Latin languages and literatures and their development prior to the fall of the Roman Empire.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Cultural Studies

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    An interdisciplinary program that focuses on the analysis and critique of culture in its varied forms, including values, ideas, belief systems, and expressive acts, and the relationship between cultural forms, everyday life, and structures of power. Includes instruction in anthropology, communications, history, literary studies, philosophy, political economy, and sociology, as well as recent theories and methodologies such as semiotics, deconstruction, postcolonial studies, gender theory, and ethnography.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Economics

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Gender Studies

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the defined areas, regions, and countries of the world; defined minority groups within and across societies; and issues relevant to collective gender and group experience.

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    Berkeley, CA, United States

    History

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the study and interpretation of past events, institutions, issues, and cultures.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Latin

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the Latin language and literature from its origins through its decline and its current ecclesiastical usage, as a secular and/or theological subject. Includes instruction in philology, related Italic dialects, Late Roman and Medieval Latin, and modern Church Latin.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Journalism

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the theory and practice of gathering, processing, and delivering news and that prepares individuals to be professional print journalists, news editors, and news managers. Includes instruction in news writing and editing; reporting; photojournalism; layout and graphic design; journalism law and policy; professional standards and ethics; research methods; and journalism history and criticism.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Philosophy

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on ideas and their logical structure, including arguments and investigations about abstract and real phenomena. Includes instruction in logic, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, metaphysics, symbolism, and history of philosophy, and applications to the theoretical foundations and methods of other disciplines.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Political Science

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Includes instruction in political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, and studies of specific political institutions and processes.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Psychology

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the scientific study of the behavior of individuals, independently or collectively, and the physical and environmental bases of mental, emotional, and neurological activity.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Religious Education

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the theory and practice of providing educational services to members of faith communities, within the context of a particular religion, and that prepares individuals to serve as religious educators. Includes instruction in planning and teaching lessons, organizing and supervising instructional activities, designing and developing instructional materials, and administering religious education programs and facilities.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Public Affairs

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic analysis of public policy issues and decision processes. Includes instruction in the role of economic and political factors in public decision-making and policy formulation, microeconomic analysis of policy issues, resource allocation and decision modeling, cost/benefit analysis, statistical methods, and applications to specific public policy topics.

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    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Sociology

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Languages

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on language, language development, and relationships among languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective. Includes instruction in subjects such as psycholinguistics, behavioral linguistics, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, mathematical and computational linguistics, grammatical theory and theoretical linguistics, philosophical linguistics, philology and historical linguistics, comparative linguistics, phonetics, phonemics, dialectology, semantics, functional grammar and linguistics, language typology, lexicography, morphology and syntax, orthography, stylistics, structuralism, rhetoric, and applications to artificial intelligence.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Chinese

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of present-day China and its historical predecessors, related borderlands and island groups, and the overseas Chinese diaspora.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Spanish

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the Spanish language and related dialects. Includes instruction in philology; Modern Castillan; Latin American and regional Spanish dialects; and applications in business, science/technology, and other settings.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Arabic

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the Arabic language. Includes instruction in philology; Classical Arabic; Modern Standard Arabic; dialects; and applications to business, science/technology, and other settings.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    French

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of France, other Francophone countries inside and outside Europe, and the French colonial experience and the associated French minorities around the world.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    English

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the structure and use of the English language and dialects, speech, writing, and various aspects of the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking peoples.

  • University of California - Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Physical Education

    USD 35,850 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on activities and principles that promote physical fitness, achieve and maintain athletic prowess, and accomplish related research and service goals. Includes instruction in human movement studies, motivation studies, rules and practice of specific sports, exercise and fitness principles and techniques, basic athletic injury prevention and treatment, and organizing and leading fitness and sports programs.

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Rankings

  • Times World University Rankings 8
  • Financial Times (MBA) 10
  • QS Rankings (Global) 27
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 4
  • The Economist Which MBA 3
  • SchoolApply Ranking 19

Facts

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 80
  • Average SAT Score 2055

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    Established in 1868

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            • 2013-2015, Master’s Degree, Public Health

              Great school! Go Bears!

            • 1994-1995, Master of Science, Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

              Great School! Great Experience!

            • 1986-1989, BA, History

              No other experience compares to the one I had at Cal.