University of California, Berkeley (UCB)

University of California, Berkeley (UCB)

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


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established Established :

March 23, 1868

campus University Type and Campus :

Urban ; Total 1,232 acres (499 ha), Core Campus 178 acres (72 ha)

The University of California, Berkeley, (also referred to as Berkeley, UC Berkeley, and Cal) is a public research university located in Berkeley, California. Founded in 1868, Berkeley is the oldest of the ten research universities affiliated with the University of California system, and is often cited as the top public university in the United States and around the world.

Established in 1868 as the result of the merger of the private College of California and the public Agricultural, Mining, and Mechanical Arts College in Oakland, Berkeley offers approximately 350 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines. The Dwinelle Bill of March 5, 1868 (California Assembly Bill No. 583) stated that the "University shall have for its design, to provide instruction and thorough and complete education in all departments of science, literature and art, industrial and profession[al] pursuits, and general education, and also special courses of instruction in preparation for the professions... ." Cal co-manages three United States Department of Energy National Laboratories, including Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy, and is home to many world-renowned research institutes and organizations including Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and Space Sciences Laboratory.

Quick facts

Motto: Let there be light

Endowment: $4.045 billion (2015)

Administrative staff: N/A

Students: 38,204 (Fall 2015)

Undergraduates: 27,496 (Fall 2015)

Postgraduates: 10,708 (Fall 2015)

Male students 50 : 50 Female students

Gender ratio (in %)

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International students

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Students : Staff ratio

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Application Info

Bachelors

View all 127 Bachelors courses offered

Application deadline Courses fee Application fee Basic eligibility
National N/A 13452 USD - 13518 USD 90 USD

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International N/A 13674 USD - 28510 USD 80 USD - 110 USD

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Masters

View all 56 Masters courses offered

Application deadline Courses fee Application fee Basic eligibility
National N/A 13452 USD - 13518 USD 90 USD

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International N/A 13674 USD 110 USD

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Performance Analysis

Academics
80.4%
International Outlook
61.9%
Research Citations
99.7%
Industry income
47.9%
Overall
87.2%

Subject Rank

Engineering and Technology
5
Arts & Humanities
7
Clinical, pre-clinical & health
5
Life Sciences
7
Physical Sciences
4
Social Sciences
10

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