University of California-Berkeley Graduate School

University of California-Berkeley (referred to as UC Berkeley) is a Public, 4 years school located in Berkeley, CA.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of UC Berkeley is $14,476 for California residents and $29,578 for out-of-state students. The school has 12,828 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 45,307 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of California-Berkeley (referred to as UC Berkeley) is a Public, 4 years school located in Berkeley, CA.
The school is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (1/1/1949 - Current).
UC Berkeley Directory Information
School NameUniversity of California-Berkeley (UC Berkeley)
Address200 California Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720
Phone510-642-6000
Webhttps://www.berkeley.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply-now.html
Financial Infohttps://financialaid.berkeley.edu/contact-us
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of UC Berkeley is $14,476 for California residents and $29,578 for out-of-state students. The school has 12,828 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 45,307 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 320 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice).
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$29,578
$14,476 for California Residents
Student Population12,828
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs320 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at UC Berkeley is $14,476 for California residents and $29,578 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023.
UC Berkeley offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
California Residents$14,476
Out-of-State$29,578
Tuition per Credit Hour
California Residents-$1
Out-of-State-$1
UC Berkeley offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses & Programs
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of California-Berkeley is $14,476 for California residents and $29,578 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.08% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$11,442$2,689$26,544$2,689
2019-2020$11,442$2,745$26,544$2,745
2020-2021$11,442$2,803$26,544$2,803
2021-2022$11,442$2,718$26,544$2,718
2022-2023$11,700$2,776$26,802$2,776
The graduate school tuition & fees of UC Berkeley is expensive compared to public graduate schools in California. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the California graduate tuition is $21,739 (public) / $23,972 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of California-Berkeley$14,476$29,578
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
California Graduate Schools$19,794$22,593
Public$11,472$21,739
Private$23,972
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $27,828 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at UC Berkeley.
On-campus living costs are increased by 5.28% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $22,944. Off-campus living costs are increased by 1.63% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$18,222$4,811$14,246$5,017
2019-2020$19,105$5,148$14,771$5,359
2020-2021$20,530$5,595$15,638$5,874
2021-2022$20,236$5,893$16,377$6,199
2022-2023$21,402$6,107$16,518$6,426
The law school tuition at University of California-Berkeley is $59,276 for California residents and $67,785 for out-of-state students for academic year 2022-2023. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $38,962 for California residents and $51,207 for out-of-state students.
The following table shows the tuition & fees for law school and medical school at UC Berkeley.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of California-Berkeley
California ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Medicine$36,186$2,776$48,431$2,776
Optometry$33,722$2,776$45,967$2,776
Law$56,500$2,776$65,009$2,776

Graduate Programs at UC Berkeley

University of California-Berkeley offers 213 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 5,108 students have completed their study at University of California-Berkeley.
Offered Degrees at University of California-Berkeley
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree10803,731
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship980836
Doctor's degree - other20423
Post Bachelor's Degree4098
Post Master's Degree1020
Total21305,108
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of California-Berkeley by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Education program with 53 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Management Science program with 673 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 359 completers.
University of California-Berkeley offers 213 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 5,108 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 3,731 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 423 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 98 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 20 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 4 completers-
Agricultural Economics--
Range Science and Management4-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences (other)--
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 70 completers$54,500
Natural Resources/Conservation18$54,500
Environmental Studies51-
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (other)--
Forestry1-
Architecture [+] 101 completers-
Architecture9$58,400
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning1$68,500
Landscape Architecture-$55,700
Architectural Technology/Technician--
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology91-
Real Estate Development--
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 14 completers-
Asian Studies/Civilization6-
Latin American Studies--
Near and Middle Eastern Studies1-
Ethnic Studies4-
African-American/Black Studies--
Folklore Studies3-
Communication and Journalism [+] 53 completers-
Journalism-$46,900
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia53-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 385 completers-
Information Science/Studies377$122,000
Computer Science8-
Education [+] 71 completers$54,000
Education22$54,000
Educational Leadership and Administration--
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels49-
Engineering [+] 1,114 completers-
Engineering--
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering72-
Chemical Engineering33-
Civil Engineering248$76,900
Electrical and Electronics Engineering251-
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (other)--
Mechanical Engineering278$78,600
Nuclear Engineering19-
Operations Research186-
Biochemical Engineering10-
Engineering (other)17-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 21 completers-
Linguistics8-
Comparative Literature1-
Chinese Language and Literature1-
Japanese Language and Literature1-
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics5-
German Language and Literature2-
Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics--
French Language and Literature--
Italian Language and Literature--
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics--
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)2-
Legal Studies [+] 408 completers-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies--
Programs for Foreign Lawyers408-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)--
English Language and Literature [+] 2 completers-
English Language and Literature2-
Rhetoric and Composition--
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 22 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences2-
Biochemistry--
Biophysics--
Botany/Plant Biology--
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology4-
Microbiology1-
Endocrinology--
Vision Science/Physiological Optics2-
Toxicology--
Environmental Toxicology3-
Biostatistics9-
Epidemiology1-
Neuroscience--
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)--
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 127 completers-
Mathematics1-
Financial Mathematics79-
Statistics47-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 60 completers-
Nutrition Sciences1-
International/Global Studies15-
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology4-
Sustainability Studies40-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)--
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 1 completers-
Philosophy1-
Physical Sciences [+] 79 completers-
Astronomy--
Astrophysics5-
Chemistry6-
Geology/Earth Science7-
Physics19-
Materials Science42-
Psychology [+] 6 completers-
Psychology--
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)6-
Human Services [+] 200 completers-
Public Policy Analysis111$76,000
Social Work89-
Social Sciences [+] 24 completers-
Anthropology1-
Demography and Population Studies--
Economics--
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics1-
Geography--
Political Science and Government12-
Sociology10-
Social Sciences (other)--
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 9 completers-
Design and Visual Communications--
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts--
Film/Cinema/Video Studies1-
Fine/Studio Arts4-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation--
Music4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 255 completers-
Public Health255$68,900
Environmental Health--
Business [+] 686 completers-
Business Administration and Management13$160,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)--
Management Science673-
Actuarial Science--
History [+] 19 completers-
History19-
Total3,731
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] --
Agricultural Economics--
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences (other)--
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 45 completers-
Environmental Studies40-
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (other)5-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management--
Architecture [+] 9 completers-
Architecture6-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning3-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 12 completers-
Asian Studies/Civilization--
Near and Middle Eastern Studies4-
Ethnic Studies3-
African-American/Black Studies5-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 50 completers-
Information Science/Studies3-
Computer Science47-
Education [+] 25 completers$76,500
Education23$76,500
Educational Leadership and Administration--
Special Education and Teaching1-
Education (other)1-
Engineering [+] 183 completers-
Engineering11-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering16-
Chemical Engineering15-
Civil Engineering29-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering54-
Mechanical Engineering41-
Nuclear Engineering13-
Operations Research4-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 28 completers-
Linguistics3-
Comparative Literature3-
Chinese Language and Literature3-
Japanese Language and Literature1-
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
German Language and Literature1-
Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics--
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics--
French Language and Literature4-
Italian Language and Literature3-
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)5-
Legal Studies [+] 7 completers-
Law--
Advanced Legal Research/Studies2-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)5-
English Language and Literature [+] 11 completers-
English Language and Literature8-
Rhetoric and Composition3-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 126 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences16-
Biochemistry5-
Biophysics11-
Botany/Plant Biology2-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology35-
Microbiology14-
Endocrinology1-
Vision Science/Physiological Optics9-
Toxicology--
Environmental Toxicology--
Biostatistics6-
Computational Biology2-
Epidemiology12-
Neuroscience13-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)--
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 40 completers-
Mathematics23-
Topology and Foundations3-
Applied Mathematics6-
Statistics8-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 7 completers-
Nutrition Sciences3-
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)3-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 3 completers-
Philosophy3-
Logic--
Buddhist Studies--
Jewish/Judaic Studies--
Religion/Religious Studies (other)--
Physical Sciences [+] 142 completers-
Astrophysics3-
Chemistry72$63,200
Geology/Earth Science4-
Physics34-
Materials Science29-
Psychology [+] 21 completers-
Psychology--
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)21-
Human Services [+] 12 completers-
Public Policy Analysis3-
Health Policy Analysis5-
Social Work4-
Social Sciences [+] 66 completers-
Anthropology10-
Anthropology (other)1-
Demography and Population Studies--
Economics--
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics30-
Geography--
Political Science and Government16-
Sociology7-
Social Sciences (other)2-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 21 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts4-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies5-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2-
Music10-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management--
Public Health4-
Environmental Health--
Business [+] 7 completers-
Business Administration and Management7-
History [+] 17 completers-
History17-
Total836
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 359 completers-
Law359-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 64 completers-
Optometry64-
Total423
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 53 completers-
Education53-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 27 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)27-
Human Services [+] 18 completers-
Social Work18-
Business [+] --
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)--
Total98
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Optometry20-
Total20

Graduate Student Population at UC Berkeley

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 12,828 students enrolled into University of California-Berkeley graduate schools where it has total 45,307 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 10,198 full-time and 2,630 part-time graduate students. By gender, 6,550 male and 6,278 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total12,8286,5506,278
Full-time10,1984,9925,206
Part-tme2,6301,5581,072
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 3,789 White (29.54%), 469 Black/African American (3.66%), 1,311 Hispanic (10.22%), 2,353 Asian (18.34%), and 4,906 students with other races. 3,997 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total12,8286,5506,278
American Indian/Native American281117
Asian2,3531,1271,226
Black/African American469196273
Hispanic1,311602709
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1688
White3,7891,8581,931
Two More539211328
Un-Known326192134
Non-resident Alien3,9972,3451,652
University of California-Berkeley offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,579 graduate students (12.31% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,350 graduate students (10.52% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total12,828
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,579
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,350
Not in Online Courses9,899
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of California-Berkeley. 3,475 students are aged 20 to 24 (27.09% of total students), 2 students are aged below 20 (0.02%), 123 students are aged above 50 (0.96%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of California-Berkeley.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total12,8286,5506,278
Age 18-19202
Age 20-21228124104
Age 22-243,2471,6271,620
Age 25-295,4052,6122,793
Age 30-342,3791,2931,086
Age 35-39878494384
Age 40-49566325241
Age 50-641187345
Over 64523

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