Admissions overview

The University of California, Berkeley, is the No. 1 public university in the world. Over 35,000 students attend classes in 14 colleges and schools, offering 350 degree programs. Set the pace with your colleagues and community, and set the bar for giving back.


Find out about application deadlines, student profiles, the academic setting and what it takes to “Be Berkeley.”


Explore graduate programs, research and professional development opportunities and funding options for your graduate education.

Financial aid

Get step-by-step guidance through the application process, discover scholarships and grants, and walk through the Cal-culator to estimate your financial aid eligibility.


Itemized breakdown of costs for undergraduate, graduate and professional programs.

UC Berkeley Extension

Browse courses, online learning opportunities, certificate programs for continuing education, and personal and professional development.

Summer sessions

Choose from over 600 courses, take a class online and find out about session dates and deadlines. International students welcome.

Study abroad

Discover programs abroad, find out how to fund your study, review application deadlines and more.

What does it mean to Be Berkeley?

“I love Berkeley. Our students give me hope for the future.”
Robert Reich, professor of public policy and former U.S. secretary of labor