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Browse our program list and find your match!

With more than 120 graduate programs representing the breadth and depth of UC Berkeley’s interdisciplinary scholarship, there’s a program that’s right for you.

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Our Students

Brilliant graduate students are a critical part of Berkeley’s identity.

In this video, see how Chancellor’s Fellow Kendall Calhoun Ph.D. ’23 connects with faculty and undergraduates, conducting field research with the goal of creating more resilient habitats and ecosystems. Like many outstanding Berkeley graduate students, his work helps to drive research excellence and inspires undergraduates, opening their minds to greater possibilities.

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Professional Development

We've helped countless graduate and professional students prepare for careers they never considered

Career preparation only starts in the classroom. We’re here to help you explore career paths and purse the profession that matches your interests and strength. Explore our workshops, or set up a one-on-one consultation today.

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News & Upcoming Events

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Receive Funds Faster: Sign Up for EFT Now!

June 13, 2022

What’s the fastest way to receive your stipend or financial aid refund? By direct deposit to your bank account! If you are expecting a stipend or financial aid refund and have not signed up for Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) to receive your funds via direct electronic deposit to your bank account, you can sign up via…

Take Action on SHIP

June 12, 2022

Maintain continual access to SHIP You should enroll in at least one course before July 29, to maintain continuous access to the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) and University Health Services, Recreational Sports Facility (RSF), campus libraries, University Housing, and more. If you enroll after July 29, your coverage will backdate as effective on August…

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Berkeley Mastercard Foundation Scholar – Blazing the trail for women in tech

June 7, 2022

Berkeley Mastercard Scholar Vivian Omondi is someone who practices the act of being the change she wishes to see in the world. With guidance from UC Berkeley alumni along the way, she has chartered a path to her own success.

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You have made this an amazing year

May 17, 2022

You did it! Another academic year has come to a close and, as I have said many times in past messages, I and all of us in the Graduate Division applaud your resilience and enthusiastic spirit! As the world around us struggles with so many crises –

Lisa García Bedolla

2022 Mentoring Awards

May 16, 2022

Mentorship can have a transformative effect on the academic success, well-being, and overall experience of our graduate students. The following award recipients have demonstrated excellence in their commitment to helping UC Berkeley undergraduate and graduate students succeed academically, professionally, and personally. Recipients of the Carol D. Soc Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring Award, Graduate Assembly’s Faculty Mentor…

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