From 10 faculty members, 40 students and three fields of study at the time of its founding, UC Berkeley has grown to more than 1,600 faculty, 35,000 students and over 350 degree programs in 130 academic departments and 80 interdisciplinary research units.

Schools and colleges

Berkeley’s academic enterprise is organized into 14 schools and colleges.

Departments and degree programs

Berkeley offers over 350 degree programs through its academic departments. Search with our A to Z guide.


Planning your schedule? Search available courses in everything from aerospace studies to vision science.

Advising and tutoring

From study strategies to planning for grad school or beyond, find the resources you need to succeed at Berkeley.

Faculty profiles

Find faculty interests and areas of expertise in this searchable index.

“One of the most important things we can do for students is not just teach them specific knowledge and skills, but help them match their interests to their career path.”
Toby Stuart, professor of entrepreneurship, Haas School of Business

Academic Calendar

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    Summer Sessions B\, C\, D\, and E end
  • August
    Fall Semester Begins
  • August
    Fall Instruction Begins

Related information

  • Academic Calendar: Semester start and end dates, holidays
  • Accreditation
  • Graduate Division
  • Research at Berkeley
  • Textbooks: Cal Student Store
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