University of California-Berkeley Graduate Schools

University of California-Berkeley (referred to as UC Berkeley) is a Public, 4 years school located in Berkeley, CA. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of California-Berkeley is $14,187 for California residents and $29,289 for out-of-state students. The school has 11,648 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 42,501 including undergraduate students.

University of California-Berkeley Graduate School Overview

University of California-Berkeley (referred to as UC Berkeley) is a Public, 4 years school located in Berkeley, CA. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
University of California-Berkeley is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (1/1/1949 - Current).
University of California-BerkeleyDirectory Information
School NameUniversity of California-Berkeley (referred to as UC Berkeley)
Address200 California Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720
Phone510-642-6000
Webhttps://www.berkeley.edu
Online Applicationhttps://
Financial Infohttps://
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of California-Berkeley is $14,187 for California residents and $29,289 for out-of-state students. The school has 11,648 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 42,501 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 196 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 3 programs are available online classes.
UC Berkeley Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$29,289
$14,187 for California Residents
Student Population11,648
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs196 graduate programs
(3 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of California-Berkeley is $14,187 for California residents and $29,289 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is -$1. University of California-Berkeley offers the alternative tuition plans.
UC Berkeley 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
California Residents$14,187
Out-of-State$29,289
Tuition per Credit Hour
California Residents-$1
Out-of-State-$1
University of California-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 University of California-Berkeley 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 at UC Berkeley
Distance Learning (Online Classes)3 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

University of California-Berkeley 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of California-Berkeley is $14,187 for California residents and $29,289 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.19% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at University of California-Berkeley
California ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$11,220$2,211$26,322$2,211
2016-2017$11,220$2,289$26,322$2,289
2017-2018$11,502$2,668$26,604$2,668
2018-2019$11,442$2,689$26,544$2,689
2019-2020$11,442$2,745$26,544$2,745
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $24,464 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of California-Berkeley. On-campus living costs are increased by 5.30% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $20,130. Off-campus living costs are increased by 4.50% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at University of California-Berkeley
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$15,847$4,736$10,126$5,087
2016-2017$16,389$5,209$10,540$5,162
2017-2018$17,549$4,379$13,605$4,581
2018-2019$18,222$4,811$14,246$5,017
2019-2020$19,105$5,148$14,771$5,359
The law school tuition at University of California-Berkeley is $51,987 for California residents and $55,316 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $37,266 for California residents and $49,511 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of California-Berkeley.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of California-Berkeley
California ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Medicine$34,521$2,745$46,766$2,745
Optometry$30,468$2,745$42,155$2,745
Law$49,242$2,745$52,571$2,745

Graduate Programs at UC Berkeley

University of California-Berkeley offers 208 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 4,398 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 Degree10423,043
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship970871
Doctor's degree - other20371
Post Bachelor's Degree4094
Post Master's Degree1019
Total20824,398

University of California-Berkeley offers 208 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 4,398 students have completed their studies.
  • 3,043 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 371 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 94 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 19 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 2 completers-
Agricultural Economics0-
Range Science and Management2-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences (other)0-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 40 completers$54,500
Natural Resources/Conservation22$54,500
Environmental Studies16-
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (other)0-
Forestry2-
Architecture [+] 129 completers-
0-
Architecture50$58,400
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning50$68,500
Landscape Architecture27$55,700
Architectural Technology/Technician2-
Real Estate Development0-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 10 completers-
African Studies0-
Asian Studies/Civilization4-
Latin American Studies1-
Near and Middle Eastern Studies3-
Ethnic Studies0-
African-American/Black Studies2-
Folklore Studies0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 55 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Journalism3$46,900
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia52-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 237 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Science/Studies220$122,000
Computer Science17-
Education [+] 91 completers$54,000
Education28$54,000
Educational Leadership and Administration23-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels40-
Engineering [+] (2 completers) 764 completers-
Engineering13-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering102-
Chemical Engineering35-
Civil Engineering270$76,900
Electrical and Electronics Engineering130-
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (other)2-
Mechanical Engineering158$78,600
Nuclear Engineering24-
Operations Research30-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 22 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics4-
Comparative Literature2-
Chinese Language and Literature0-
Japanese Language and Literature1-
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
German Language and Literature2-
Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
French Language and Literature1-
Italian Language and Literature2-
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)1-
Legal Studies [+] 343 completers-
Law0-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies110-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers233-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)0-
English Language And Literature [+] 6 completers-
English Language and Literature3-
Rhetoric and Composition3-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences3-
Biochemistry0-
Biophysics0-
Botany/Plant Biology0-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology2-
Microbiology0-
Endocrinology1-
Vision Science/Physiological Optics0-
Toxicology1-
Environmental Toxicology3-
Biostatistics7-
Epidemiology2-
Neuroscience0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 49 completers-
Mathematics10-
Financial Mathematics0-
Statistics39-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 12 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Nutrition Sciences0-
International/Global Studies9-
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology3-
Sustainability Studies0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Philosophy0-
Physical Sciences [+] 99 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Astronomy0-
Astrophysics7-
Chemistry9-
Geology/Earth Science3-
Physics54-
Materials Science26-
Psychology [+] 10 completers-
Psychology0-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)10-
Human Services [+] 211 completers-
0-
Public Policy Analysis122$76,000
Social Work89-
Social Sciences [+] 31 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology0-
Demography and Population Studies1-
Economics4-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics0-
Geography0-
Political Science and Government9-
Sociology16-
Social Sciences (other)1-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 16 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Design and Visual Communications0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts0-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies1-
Fine/Studio Arts12-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1-
Music2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 252 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Public Health252$68,900
Environmental Health0-
Business [+] 629 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management560$160,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)1-
Actuarial Science68-
History [+] 16 completers-
History16-
Total3,043
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 13 completers-
Agricultural Economics13-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences (other)0-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 38 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation0-
Environmental Studies34-
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (other)4-
Architecture [+] 14 completers-
0-
Architecture6-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning8-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 14 completers-
African Studies0-
Asian Studies/Civilization0-
Near and Middle Eastern Studies3-
Ethnic Studies5-
African-American/Black Studies6-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 36 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Science/Studies2-
Computer Science34-
Education [+] 29 completers$76,500
Education22$76,500
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Special Education and Teaching5-
Education (other)2-
Engineering [+] 200 completers-
Engineering9-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering19-
Chemical Engineering17-
Civil Engineering43-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering51-
Mechanical Engineering37-
Nuclear Engineering12-
Operations Research12-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 31 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics8-
Comparative Literature3-
Chinese Language and Literature1-
Japanese Language and Literature1-
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
German Language and Literature3-
Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
French Language and Literature3-
Italian Language and Literature2-
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)0-
Legal Studies [+] 8 completers-
Law0-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies5-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)3-
English Language And Literature [+] 30 completers-
English Language and Literature21-
Rhetoric and Composition9-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 121 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences21-
Biochemistry4-
Biophysics5-
Botany/Plant Biology10-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology37-
Microbiology7-
Endocrinology1-
Vision Science/Physiological Optics6-
Toxicology1-
Environmental Toxicology0-
Biostatistics3-
Computational Biology1-
Epidemiology8-
Neuroscience13-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)4-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 33 completers-
Mathematics23-
1-
Applied Mathematics2-
Statistics7-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 8 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Nutrition Sciences2-
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)4-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 15 completers-
Philosophy12-
Logic0-
Buddhist Studies1-
Jewish/Judaic Studies1-
Religion/Religious Studies (other)1-
Physical Sciences [+] 132 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Astrophysics5-
Chemistry69$63,200
Geology/Earth Science11-
Physics33-
Materials Science14-
Psychology [+] 13 completers-
Psychology0-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)13-
Human Services [+] 15 completers-
0-
Public Policy Analysis2-
Health Policy Analysis8-
Social Work5-
Social Sciences [+] 64 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology12-
Anthropology (other)0-
Demography and Population Studies3-
Economics17-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics0-
Geography0-
Political Science and Government12-
Sociology18-
Social Sciences (other)2-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 16 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts0-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies3-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation6-
Music7-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0-
Public Health6-
Environmental Health3-
Business [+] 12 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management12-
History [+] 20 completers-
History20-
Total871
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 62 completers-
Optometry62-
Total371
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)1-
Human Services [+] 25 completers-
0-
Social Work25-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)0-
Total94
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Optometry19-
Total19

Graduate Student Population at UC Berkeley

For academic year 2019-2020, total 11,648 students enrolled into University of California-Berkeley graduate schools where it has total 42,501 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 9,823 full-time and 1,825 part-time students. By gender, 6,244 male and 5,404 female students are attending University of California-Berkeley graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for University of California-Berkeley.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
University of California-Berkeley
TotalMaleFemale
Total11,6486,2445,404
Full-time9,8235,0534,770
Part-tme1,8251,191634
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at University of California-Berkeley.
There are 4,006 White (34.39%), 272 Black/African American (2.34%), 932 Hispanic (8.00%), 1,671 Asian (14.35%), and 4,767 students with other races. 3,221 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at University of California-Berkeley
TotalMaleFemale
Total11,6486,2445,404
American Indian/Native American20515
Asian1,671835836
Black/African American272126146
Hispanic932435497
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander752
White4,0062,0951,911
Two More509221288
Un-Known1,010515495
Non-resident Alien3,2212,0071,214
University of California-Berkeley offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 651 graduate students (5.59% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 345 graduate students (2.96% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for University of California-Berkeley.
Distance Learning Student Population at University of California-Berkeley
Number of Students
Total11,648
Enrolled Online Exclusively651
Enrolled Some Online Courses345
Not in Online Courses10,652
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of California-Berkeley. 2,989 students are aged 20 to 24 (25.66% of total students), 4 students are aged below 20 (0.03%), 96 students are aged above 50 (0.82%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of California-Berkeley.
Graduate Student Population By Age at University of California-Berkeley
TotalMaleFemale
Total11,6486,2445,404
Age 18-19431
Age 20-211669472
Age 22-242,8231,4641,359
Age 25-295,2172,6852,532
Age 30-342,1971,259938
Age 35-39767466301
Age 40-49378222156
Age 50-64924943
Over 64422

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