University of California - Berkeley Graduate Program Reviews

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100%
of students recommend
(4.44 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 5 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC and ACEND
  • Campus Setting: City: Midsize
  • Student Population: 40,154 (29,310 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 15% part-time, 85% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $14,170 in-state; $29,272 out-of-state
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2019

Pros: Expert and well-connected faculty, intensive coursework and high expectations. Cons: Intense competition among students.
4.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2019

It's really challenging, but extremely rewarding. I'm really pleased with my decision to come here. I love my lab, love my advisor, and love Berkeley.
4.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2017

Cons: the psychology building isn't earthquake-safe; funding for CA universities is sub-par; housing is expensive in Berkeley; not many opportunities for training in quantitative psychology Pros: great faculty; environment isn't so cutthroat that it induces excessive stress; department seems to genuinely care about students' wellbeing; Berkeley is, of course, a highly ranked research institution Pros or cons: Berkeley is *incredibly* liberal.
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