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  1. ExploreGet informed about important deadlines, required tests and contact information for each of our graduate programs. Graduate Programs
  2. PrepareFind out about graduate admission criteria, GRE, English language proficiency, letters of recommendation, international applicant requirements, and more.Admission Requirements
  3. ApplyReady to apply? Begin your online application for Graduate Admission and Fellowships for the 2014 — 2015 academic year. Haas Business and Boalt Law applicants should apply through their respective schools.Apply Now

Facts & Figures


In the latest National Research Council (NRC) study, Berkeley had the highest number of top-ranked doctoral programs in the nation, based on a regression analysis involving 20 criteria from more than 5,000 programs at 212 institutions.

In the 2010 U.S. News & World Report graduate program rankings, Berkeley came away with new first place rankings for its departments of English, History, Psychology, and Sociology. The campus maintained its previous levels in the rankings of its programs in Engineering (third), Law (sixth), Business (seventh), and Education (seventh).

The 2010 Academic Ranking of World Universities, compiled by the Institute of Higher Education at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China, rates UC Berkeley number two in the world (after Harvard and before Stanford). The ranking compared 500 higher education institutions worldwide, public and private.

Job Placement Data

Survey data of doctoral degree recipients graduating from 2003-04 to 2007-08, conducted 12-18 months after graduation.

Sources of Support

Sources of financial support for graduate students in the humanities & social sciences (left), and the sciences & engineering (right).

Sciences & engineering.

Humanities & social sciences.


Last Updated: March 20, 2014 2:59 PM