Applying to UC Berkeley!

Thank you for considering UC Berkeley for graduate study! If you’ve already read through our Steps to Apply page to understand the timeline and what’s expected, here is some information about starting your online application.

Timeline: The 2023-2024 Graduate Admissions Application is now open.

Program: Applicants may apply to only one single degree program or one concurrent degree program per admission term. UC Berkeley does not offer ad hoc joint degree programs or cotutelle agreements with other universities. View our list of Graduate Programs and Deadlines before creating an account.

Schools with Separate Applications: Haas BusinessBerkeley Law, Optometry OD, Information Data Science MIDS and Cyber Security MICS applicants should apply through their respective schools.


UC Berkeley Graduate Application

Read About the Steps to Apply

Read our "Steps to Apply" overview page to understand the timing and requirements for submitting your graduate application to the University of California, Berkeley.

Steps to Apply

Notice of Availability:

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of California, Berkeley publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This report includes current security policies plus crime and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. The body of the report also contains contact information for various campus and community resources related to crime prevention and survivor assistance. A digital copy of the report can be accessed via the link below, or paper copies are available free of charge at 1 Sproul Hall.

UC Berkeley Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

Have questions? Read our Admissions FAQ page or contact the Graduate Admissions Office.