University of California-Irvine


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Quarter

State: California


The University of California, Berkeley is one of the world's leading academic institutions. Widely known as "Cal," the campus is renowned for the size and quality of its libraries and laboratories, the scope of its research and publications, and the distinction of its faculty and students. National rankings consistently place Berkeley's undergraduate and graduate programs among the very best in a variety of disciplines. Overlooking San Francisco Bay, UC Berkeley is a lush and tranquil 1,232 acre campus¢¥†¥”yet close to many urban opportunities. It is bordered by wooded, rolling hills and the City of Berkeley, one of America's most lively, culturally diverse, and politically adventurous municipalities.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 26984
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Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 1966

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1
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Contact Information


Berkeley California 94720


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Main Phone: 510-642-6000

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Admissions Contact:
Marguerite Bonous-Hammarth
Director of Admissions , Office of Admissions

Transfer Services Contact:
Shelly Brown-Gunn
Transfer Coordinator , Office of Admissions
949.824.9836 [ ]

International Admissions Contact:
Kerry Diego
International Specialist, Office of Admissions and Relations with Schools

Athletics Contact:
Mike Izzi
Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, Athletics Department

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Complete 60 semester units or 90 quarter units of transferable college credit with a grade point average of at least 2.4 (no more than 14 semester units or 21 quarter units may be taken Pass/Not Pass).

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
The lowest grade earned for any course that may be transferred for credit is a C.

Credits (Min/Max):
The maximum credits that are accepted for transfer are 105 quarter units. You must earn 36 credits at Irvine to earn a bachelor's degree.

Test Scores for Applying:
Transfer students need min scores:3-coll. Bd AP Exam in Eng;5-Inter. Baccalaureate higher Lev. Exam in Eng;6-IB Stand. Lev. Exam in Eng;30-ACT Combined Eng/Write test; or 680-Writing-SAT Reasoning Test or the SAT II Writing Subject Test prior to H.S. grad.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Irvine does not publish a requirement for letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
An essay or personal statement is required with your application.

Application Fee:
$60 application fee ($70 for international applicants)

Other Requirements:
Each major follows the TAG (Transfer Agreement Program) guidlines, which can be found here:

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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 10554

Transfers Accepted: 6409

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 61%

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We encourage all students to complete a financial aid application. A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) constitutes the basic financial aid application. Students are also encouraged and welcomed to email us at

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  1. The title says uc irvine but the information is about Berkeley?

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