University of California - Berkeley Campus ,,USA

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Founded in 1868, the University of California—Berkeley a public research university and regarded as one of the best state universities in the US. The university is located in San Francisco’s Bay Area, and the campus size spread to a sprawling 1,232 acres. The university follows a semester-based academic calendar. All nine-research universities include undergraduate programs. It is home to two most eminent research institutes that are Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and Space Sciences Laboratory. The researchers of the university discovered 16 chemical elements of the periodic table. Berkeley is also one of the 14 founding members of the prestigious Association of American Universities.

The students have the opportunity to choose among 160 undergraduate programs and more than 350 degree programs. In addition, the university offers Doctoral Undergraduate programs. Economics, Cellular Biology, and Computer Science are some of the popular major programs offered by the university. The Berkeley campus spread across 1,232 acres of the bay area of Los Angeles and over 95 percent of freshmen choose to live on campus. Also, with more than 1000 student organizations, from political groups to athletic teams, students have to lot to learn. More than 65% of its undergraduate students receive some kind of financial assistance.

Berkeley has 14 schools and colleges that include a number of professional and graduate schools, like the Graduate school of Journalism. Apart from this, there are highly ranked graduate programs like Graduate School of Education, School of Law, College engineering, and Haas School of Business.

Berkley was ranked fifth in the list of 'Forbes best value colleges 2018'. This list evaluates colleges based on their alumni earnings, timely graduation, net pr

The students have the opportunity to choose among 160 undergraduate programs and more than 350 degree programs. In addition, the university offers Doctoral Undergraduate programs. Economics, Cellular Biology, and Computer Science are some of the popular major programs offered by the university. The Berkeley campus spread across 1,232 acres of the bay area of Los Angeles and over 95 percent of freshmen choose to live on campus. Also, with more than 1000 student organizations, from political groups to athletic teams, students have to lot to learn. More than 65% of its undergraduate students receive some kind of financial assistance.

Berkeley has 14 schools and colleges that include a number of professional and graduate schools, like the Graduate school of Journalism. Apart from this, there are highly ranked graduate programs like Graduate School of Education, School of Law, College engineering, and Haas School of Business.

Berkley was ranked fifth in the list of 'Forbes best value colleges 2018'. This list evaluates colleges based on their alumni earnings, timely graduation, net price, net debt, school quality, and access for low-income students. Funded by approximately 900 different philanthropy and university funds more than 3000 students receive a Berkeley Undergraduate Scholarship every year.

Present faculty involves 4 Pulitzer Award winners, 8 Nobel Prize Award winners. It is home to 43,204 students, including 31,348 undergraduates and 11,856 post-graduates. Berkeley alumni, faculty members, and researchers included 107 Nobel laureates, 25 Turing Award winners, and 14 Fields Medalists. They have also won 20 Academy Awards, 20 Pulitzer Prizes, and 207 Olympic medals and 45 MacArthur Fellowships. During the 2012 London Olympics, its graduates have won a total of 17 medals including 11 gold, one silver, and 5 bronze. This also proves Berkley’s dominance in the sporting arena.

University of California, Berkley has a notable list of Alumni that includes Jack London (Novelist and Journalist), Gregory Peck (Oscar-winning actor), Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (Former Prime Minister and President of Pakistan), and Joan Didion (Author) - Alex Morgan (Women's World-cup winner in Football).

Year of establishment1868
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Also Known AsUC Berkeley
Total International Students7271
Size of Campus in acres1200
Male/Female Ratio1.05
Faculty/Student Ratio17.8
Endowments ValueUS Dollar 4 billion
No.of Campuses1
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense16860 USD
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UC Berkeley Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(30 Courses)(9 months-3 years)USD 25.42 K - 73.12 K
MBA/PGDM(6 Courses)(19 months-4 years)USD 25.42 K - 1.17 L
B.E. / B.Tech(26 Courses)(4 years)USD 39.45 K - 45.74 K
M.E./M.Tech(6 Courses)(1 year-24 months)USD 22.68 K - 49.88 K
MIM(8 Courses)(1 year-4 years)USD 25.42 K - 71.93 K
B.Sc.(10 Courses)(4 years)USD 39.45 K
M.Arch(6 Courses)(1 year-3 years)USD 25.42 K - 30.06 K
M.Des(1 Courses)(18 months)USD 25.42 K
M.A.(9 Courses)(1 year-2 years)USD 25.42 K - 28.43 K
BBA(1 Courses)(4 years)USD 39.45 K

UC Berkeley Scholarships

Narotam Sekhsaria’s Scholarships
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Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
K.C. Mahindra Scholarships For Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
Rs. 8,00,000
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Hani Zeini Scholarship
Rs. 74,390
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more
Harvey Fellowship
Rs. 11,90,240
Science,Humanities,Business

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UC Berkeley Entry Criteria

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MS(30 Courses)

: 7.0 & Above

: 90.0 & Above

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MBA/PGDM(6 Courses)

: 7.0 & Above

: Accepted

: Accepted

B.E. / B.Tech(26 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 80.0 & Above

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MIM(8 Courses)

: 7.0 & Above

: Accepted

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B.Sc.(10 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

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: 80.0 & Above

M.Arch(6 Courses)

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: 90.0 & Above

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M.Des(1 Courses)

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M.A.(9 Courses)

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BBA(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 23.5 L
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BE/Btech INR 26.3 L
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BSc INR 26.5 L
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BBA INR 23.8 L
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MA INR 24.6 L
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MIM INR 27.2 L
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MBA INR 28.8 L
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MFA INR 27.3 L
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MEng INR 26.5 L
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MArch INR 29.8 L
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MEM INR 21.7 L
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BHM INR 23.5 L
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MDes INR 35.4 L
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MASc INR 22.9 L
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INR 8.8 L (based on 1090 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 80
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 54
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GRE: 293
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GMAT: 500
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SAT: 1050
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ACT: 21
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University of California Berkeley FAQs

Q. Is the University of California Berkeley a good university?

A. For the year 2022 the University of California Berkeley is ranked #8 by Times Higher Education (THE) and #32 by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), world university ranking. The University of California Berkeley is known as the best public university in the world.

Q. What is the living expense for international students at the University of California Berkeley?

A. The living cost for a full 9-month academic year is approximately $2,100/month for undergraduate and $2,250/month for graduate students. This includes housing, meals, books and supplies, and personal expenses.

Q. What is the cost of a student visa for the USA?

A. The cost of a student visa to study in the USA is $160, for all international students.

Q. What are the requirements to study at the University of California Berkeley?

A. To study at the University of California Berkeley an international student needs all the documents of their past education, proof of English proficiency and a letter of recommendation.

Q. What is the minimum IELTS/TOEFL score required for international students?

A. The University of California Berkeley accepts international students with a minimum TOEFL score of 80 or better ( preferably 100) and a minimum IELTS score of 6.5

Q. What is the placement rate of the University of California Berkeley?

A. An education from the University of California Berkeley adds up to an experience of a lifetime. More than 80% of students graduate with either a job offer or acceptance to graduate school. For more information on placement please refer to our page.

Q. What is the average tuition fee at the University of California Berkeley?

A. For the session 2021-2022 tuition fee for the undergraduate courses is $24,090. The tuition fee for the graduate courses is $20,000 - $34,000.

Q. What is the acceptance rate of the University of California Berkeley?

A. For the session 2021-2022 the acceptance rate of the University of California Berkeley is 14.44%.

Q. How many international students enroll at the University of California Berkeley?

A. A total of 7,892 international students took admission in Fall 2021 at various undergraduate and graduate courses.

Q. What is the minimum GPA required for international students?

A. A minimum of 3.4 out of 4 GPA is required for international students to get admission at the University of California Berkeley.

Q. Is the University of California Berkeley an Ivy League?

A. No, the University of California Berkeley is not an Ivy League.
Location
University CityBerkeley, California, USA
Size of citySmall
Population of City1,21,643
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berkeley,_California
Campuses
900 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92521, United States
Davis One Shields Avenue Davis, CA 95616
Irvine, CA 92697
Los Angeles, CA 90095

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