University of California Berkeley Fee (International Students) and Basic Admission Requirements

The University of California, Berkeley (also referred to as UC Berkeley,  is a public research university located in Berkeley, California. It was established in 1868, Berkeley is the flagship institution of the ten research universities affiliated with the University of California system and is ranked as one of the world’s most prestigious universities and the top public university in the United States.

California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.5 million residents, California is the most populous state in the United States and the third most extensive by area. The state capital is Sacramento.

The most popular majors at University of California-Berkeley include: SocialSciences; Engineering; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies; and Mathematics and Statistics.

If you  are interested in any of the listed d programs or have any in mind, you may need to visit the official webpage of the university.

Language Requirements

Proficiency in English is critical to success at UC Berkeley. You can demonstrate proficiency by taking one of these exams and earning the required scores: TOEFL or IELTS.

Language exam results must be received in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions no later than January prior to the fall semester in which the student wishes to enroll. Our code is 4833, same as the SAT. Please contact TOEFL to confirm when your test scores are mailed to campuses.

Basic Requirements For Graduates

The minimum graduate admission requirements are:

  1. a bachelor’s degree or recognized equivalent from an accredited institution;
  2. a satisfactory scholastic average, usually a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B) on a 4.0 scale; and
  3. enough undergraduate training to do graduate work in your chosen field.

2017-2018 Academic Year Tuition fee.

(Tuition and fees for the next academic year are assessed in August)

These figures are based on non-immigrant, non-residency at the University (all F and J students and others). All figures are subject to change.

Important notes: Tuition and Fees vary for students in professional schools such as the Haas Business School and the Boalt School of Law.  Detailed information on all University fees is available from the Office of the Registrar

Individual Costs for Continuing Students

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Fees & Tuition
(2 semesters)
Undergraduates Graduates
Resident Tuition + Fees Total $17,000 $18,632
Non-Resident Supplemental Tuition $28,014 $15,102
Professional Fees NA See Fee Schedule(link is external)
Total All Fees and Tuition
$45,014 $33,734
*Does not include professional fees