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University of California - Berkeley

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The University of California was founded in 1868, born out of a vision in the State Constitution of a university that would "contribute even more than California's gold to the glory and happiness of advancing generations."

For over 150 years, UC Berkeley has been reimagining the world by challenging convention and generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value. Take a look back at Berkeley’s milestones and discoveries and learn more about our 26 faculty Nobel Prize winners and 35 alumni winners.

From 10 faculty members, 40 students and three fields of study at the time of its founding, UC Berkeley has grown to more than 1,600 faculty, 35,000 students and over 350 degree programs in 130 academic departments and 80 interdisciplinary research units.

Advising & tutoring
Academic resources, from note-taking to peer tutoring, are available to students from a variety of campus organizations. Find the help you need to succeed at Berkeley.

Campus life
Life at Berkeley doesn't stand still. With over 35,000 students from around the world and a vibrant urban setting, it's no wonder the campus community talks about a "fear of missing out." Jump in and find out how dynamic and interconnected life at Berkeley can be.

Life at Berkeley blends research and reflection, the scientific with the artistic, and the scholarly with the athletic. Our students come from different places and backgrounds, but together they create a diverse and kinetic community that seeks to create a better world.

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