University of California, Berkeley

The University of California at Berkeley is also known as UC-Berkeley, and is located in Berkeley, California, USA. It boasts over 35,000 students in courses of study that include Public Policy, Business, Computer Science, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Health, Civil Engineering, Electronics, Sociology, History and English.

Established in 1868, the College of California, as it was then known, did not have adequate funding. It merged with the Agricultural College to form U of C. The new school opened in    1869 in Oakland, California. Students in the 1960’s were active in the movement for Free Speech. UC-Berkeley now has private as well as state funding. 

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Ranking #26
University Name University of California, Berkeley
Acronym UC Berkeley
Year Established 1868
Motto Fiat Lux
Motto in English Let there be light
Colors Yale blue and California gold


Address 110 Sproul Hall, #5800, Berkeley, California, United States
Phone +1 (510) 642 7464
Fax +1 (510) 643 5499
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International Students Allowed Yes
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