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University of California (UC), Berkeley has been consistently ranked #1 among public universities in the US. UC Berkeley witnessed a fall in the acceptance rate, from 18% during the 2017 admissions to 16.9% for 2018 admissions. This in turn indicates that UC Berkeley has been selective in offering admissions to students.
|Application Portal||UG: MY UC Application Portal PG: Varies with every school|
|Application Fee||UG: 75 USD PG: 125 USD|
|Mode of Payment||Visa/MasterCard Credit Card|
|SAT Score (middle 50%)||1420 – 1480|
|ACT Score (middle 50%)||33 – 34|
|International Application Deadlines||UG: November 30, 2018 PG: Varies with every course|
|Intake Seasons||Fall, Summer, Spring, Winter|
|Interview Requirements||Required for MBA|
|Work Experience||Recommended- International MBA aspirants|
Admission process at UC Berkeley begins during the Fall season. The following table shows the deadlines for international students for application submission:
|Undergraduate||November 30, 2018|
|LLM Applications||May 13, 2019 June 4, 2019|
|MS Applications||December 17, 2018|
|MBA Applications||Round 1 – September 27, 2018|
Round 2 – March 14, 2019
Round 3 – April 4, 2019
|Transfer Students||Fall - November 1 to 30|
Spring – July 1 to 31
Winter – October 1 to 31
|Summer Session||July 5, 2019 - August 16, 2019|
International students must demonstrate English language proficiency by providing scores of any one of the following tests given below, to be eligible for admissions at UC Berkeley:
|English Test||Minimum Scores Required|
With around 200 majors at the undergraduate level, the international students can apply through MY UC Application, from the official website of the University of California, Berkeley. Academic Requirements for International Students: Applicants must submit either ACT or SAT score along with the application. These scores are valid for a period of 5 years. The average score requirement for admissions are:
Supporting Documents: Transcripts, secondary school report, essays, grades, SOP and LORs.
Selection Criteria: Academic achievements, initiative, motivation, special potential, essays, etc.
At UC Berkeley, there are 14 graduate schools that offer more than 150 courses. Each course has different requirements and application process.
How to Apply: There are different portals to apply for the desired course. The applications are filed through the respective school’s website.
When to Apply: Deadlines vary with each course and school. Students are admitted in Fall, Spring and Summer seasons.
Academic Requirements for International Students: GRE/GMAT/LSAT (valid for 3 to 5 years) and English language test scores like TOEFL/IELTS are required.
Supporting Documents: Degrees, transcripts, translated transcripts if not in English, grading system, LORs, SOP, or objectives, etc. are basic requirements for each course.
Interviews: May be conducted, depending upon the course requirements.
Application Portal: Apply online at Haas School of Business
Academic Requirements for International Students: GMAT/GRE
Supporting Documents: proof of 16 years of schooling, bachelor’s degree, LORs and official academic records from all institutions.
Application Portal: Apply through UC Berkeley Graduate Admissions online portal
Application Fee: 125 USD
Academic Requirements for International Students: GRE, TOEFL/IELTS are required.
Supporting Documents: LORs, resume/CV, SOP, personal history statement
Application Portal: Applications are accepted through LSAC
Application Fee: 80 USD
Academic Requirements for International Students: LSAT/GRE, TOEFL/IELTS.
Supporting Documents: UG Law degree, LORs, professional experience, personal statement, non-academic achievements and resume/CV.
At UC Berkeley, only those all-around students are selected for admissions who show excellent performance in academics. Since the university uses a Comprehensive Review which focuses on the overall application, rather than just one attribute.
How to Apply: Apply online via MY UC Application
Application Fee: 80 USD
Academic Requirements for International Students: The international students must submit TOEFL/IELTS scores.
Supporting Documents: Transcripts (translated if not in English), grades, essays and, academic records. LORs are not required.
Interviews: Recommended for applicants. Interviews are conducted by InitialView at a cost of 220 USD.
With more than 600 study options and more than 3,000 international students, UC Berkeley admits only those international students who are either in high school or are UC Berkeley future aspirant.
How to Apply: Apply online through Berkeley Summer Session
|Summer Session Fee Structure|
|Per Unit Fee||550 USD|
|Regular Fee||450 USD|
|International Service Fee||330 USD|
|Document Management Fee||58 USD|
Academic Requirements for International Students: The international students must submit TOEFL/IELTS/iTEP scores.
Supporting Documents: Health insurance proof, for full-time enrollment an F-1 or a J-1 Visa, etc.