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Berkeley Global

Fast Facts

  • School Size


  • Tuition

    $15,000—$20,000 Semester

  • Affiliation


  • Type of School


  • Student Body Gender


  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation

  • Scholarships for International Students


  • Conditional Admission Available


  • Top Programs

    Business, Executive and Professional, Graphics/Multimedia & Web Design

  • Setting


  • Accreditation and Certification


  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall, Homestay, Apartment

  • Test Scores

    TOEFL: 90+, IELTS: Band 7+, DAAD: C2, ELS: Level 113

  • Social Media

UC Berkeley Global Online and Study-Abroad Programs

Greetings From Berkeley!

For the past few years, UC Berkeley has been ranked the Number One global public university. We are proud of this achievement as our mission is to provide a world-class education to a global community of learners:

  • 24% or 10,000 of our students come from countries outside of the United States

  • Students are coming from 92 different countries across the globe

We offer top-ranked academics taught by renowned faculty who inspire you to think about the world in new ways. We’re located near San Francisco and Silicon Valley—giving you unique access to the world’s epicenter for technology and innovation. 

Take advantage of our Career Services opportunities, which includes partaking in a professional internship, career development and more!


Programs for Professionals—Online and Classroom Options

Our certificates meet UC Berkeley's high academic standards and are taught by instructors who bring years of industry experience to the classroom—in person and online. You will learn practical skills and apply them to real-world workplace scenarios to advance or change your career. 

  • Full-time, semester-long or academic year–long study options (part-time online study options are also available!)
  • Receive a professional certificate or diploma
  • Project-based learning
  • San Francisco and Silicon Valley company site visits
  • Networking and workshops
  • Internships
  • Become eligible to apply for Optional Practical Training after two semesters of study


  • User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) Design
  • Data Science
  • Entrepreneurship and Startup Management
  • Project and Agile Management
  • Corporate Financial Analytics
  • Digital Marketing Management
  • Business Administration and Management
  • International Business Development
  • Product Management

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Programs for University Students

Whether you choose to study for one semester or a full academic year, you'll take a variety of courses on campus to complete your undergraduate or graduate requirements and refine your English skills.

Berkeley Global Access (All Majors)

Explore a variety of courses based on your academic interests. Pick and choose from a select list of classes to fit your academic goals.


Berkeley Haas Global Access Program (Business)

Study at the top-ranked public business school in the U.S. Visit Silicon Valley companies. Become eligible for Optional Practical Training.



Berkeley Legal Studies Global Access Program (Law)

One-semester program at a top-ranked law school focusing on the fundamentals of U.S. law, entrepreneurship and legal change.


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Programs for High School Students

Get an early start on earning university credits while completing your high school education.

Students in grades 10–12 (or recent high school graduates) can take up to 12 semester units of online Berkeley classes each term—the same courses our undergraduates take!

  • Learn from Berkeley instructors in our digital learning environment.
  • Gain learning and studying skills so that you can succeed at a top-ranked U.S. university.
  • Experience high-impact learning and create meaningful relationships with your classmates.
  • Receive individualized advising and coaching from student mentors and tutors.

Visit for additional details.



The city of Berkeley is home to 121,000 residents. This bustling town features organic farmers’ markets, more than 350 restaurants, and numerous trails and walking tours. 

San Francisco

Explore one of the world’s most visited cities. Hop on a streetcar, shop in Union Square, grab fresh seafood at Fisherman’s Wharf, take in a baseball game or wander around our many culturally diverse neighborhoods. 

Silicon Valley

The innovation capital of the world, where you’ll find companies such as Google, Apple, Facebook and more.

Lake Tahoe

The perfect place to ski and snowboard, enjoy lake activities or hike in the mountains.

We’re also a short plane ride from Los Angeles and Las Vegas. 


Choosing where to live depends on your interests, preferences and budget. You can choose private or shared apartments, or live with a family through a homestay. Visit for full details.

Student Services

We have an entire office dedicated to support you. 

Attend our new student orientation, where you will meet other students and staff, and receive your schedule and other important information. Take advantage of a wide range of services, including:

  • Pre-arrival webinars
  • One-site academic, health insurance and visa advising
  • Housing advice and support
  • Cross-cultural training
  • Social activities
  • Resume and interview workshops
  • Internship, career and/or graduate school advising

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Berkeley Global

Berkeley Global Access Programs
1995 University Avenue
Suite 200
Berkeley CA 94720
P: +1-510-642-2564
Certificate/Short Term
  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Business
  • Business Analytics
  • Business English
  • Business Research
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Communication
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • English Language (ESL)
  • Environment Development
  • Environmental Studies and Sustainability
  • Executive and Professional
  • Finance
  • General English Programs
  • General Management
  • Genetics
  • Geological Sciences
  • Graphics/Multimedia & Web Design
  • Human Biology
  • Human Development and Family Studies
  • Human Nutrition
  • Humanities-Prelaw
  • International Relations
  • Internships
  • Journalism
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Law
  • Liberal Arts
  • Literature in English
  • Marketing
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Marketing Research
  • MBA
  • Natural Science
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Project Management
  • Psychology
  • Public Relations
  • Science
  • STEM
  • Technology/Computers
  • TOEFL and University Preparation
  • Urban and Regional Planning
English Programs
  • Bridge Programs
  • Business English
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • English Language (ESL)
  • Intensive English as a Second Language
Bachelor Degree
  • Business
  • Business Administration
  • Internships
  • Marketing
2yr/Community College - 2+2 Programs
  • Business
  • Business Administration
  • Internships
  • Marketing
  • Business
  • Internships
  • Marketing
  • MBA
  • Internships
  • Summer Camps/Programs
  • Summer Pre-University
  • University Transfer

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