University of California Berkeley
United States of America
The University of California Background
Established in 1868, the University of California was founded in Berkley. It is the oldest of California’s 10 public universities.
The University of California Programs and Courses
The university comprises of 14 schools and colleges for various disciplines- Chemistry; Education; Engineering; Environmental Design; Business; Information; Journalism; Law; Letters and Science; Natural Resources, Optometry, Public Health, Public Policy and Social Welfare. Through its 130 academic departments it offers more than 350 degrees in various programs.
The University of California USP and Achievements
Often considered as one of the top public universities in USA, the University of California has an acceptance rate of about 17%. University of California is research intensive institution, 7 of its current faculty members hold a Nobel Prize and 29 alumni have been bestowed with the same prestigious award. Not just research, the students and alumni have contributed in sports as well; the total tally of Olympic medals won by students and alumni of UC, Berkley is 183 (103 Gold, 47 Silver, 33 Bronze). The university has a student to faculty ratio of 17:1 and has more than 1,600 full time faculty members (7 Nobel Prize winners). University of California is a home to many path breaking innovations like discovery of vitamin E and K, the atomic bomb, flu vaccine, Plutonium and wet suits.
The University of California Notable Alumni
Chris Pine (American actor), Daniel Kahneman (Israeli-American psychologist notable for his work on the psychology of judgment and decision-making), Nathan Adrian (American competitive swimmer and five-time Olympic gold medalist)
University of California Berkeley Programs
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Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.
Undergraduate: November 30
Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program
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University of California Berkeley Rankings
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Student Faculty Ratio
110 Sproul Hall - #5800,United States of America