University of California, Berkeley

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world rank 4

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University Overview

Founded in 1868, University of California, Berkeley is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Berkeley (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 149 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UC Berkeley also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
UC Berkeley

Founded
1868

Motto
Fiat Lux Let there be light

Colours
Yale blue and California gold

Mascot
Golden bear

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University Location

Address
200 California Hall
Berkeley (population range: 50,000-249,999)
94720 California United States

T +1 (510) 642 7464

F +1 (510) 643 5499

Other locations
Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local student12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l studentover 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 10-20%

Admission Office
110 Sproul Hall, #5800
Berkeley 94720
+1 (510) 642 3175


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 40,000-44,999

Academic Staff
Not reported

Control Type
Control Type Public

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes Go to University of California, Berkeley's Library

Housing
University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

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Affiliations

  • University of California System (UC System)
  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Asso

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Online Courses

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