School of Optometry University of California, Berkeley

School of Optometry University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
81%
19%
student ratio
252
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
28%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Optometry Certificate
      Doctor of Optometry (OD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 54
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

28% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 273
    • Accepted 77
    • Acceptance Rate 28
    • Enrolled 67
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $70
    • Application Fee - International $90
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesOAT
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 570 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 2
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, departmental awards

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students252
    • Female Percentage81%
    • Male Percentage19%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students252
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian21%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian65%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown9%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchLow vision, spatial vision, psychophysics of vision, clinical optics, patient care
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$34,000,000

Location & Contact

School of Optometry

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA 94720-1500
United States

Dr. Dennis Levi

Dean

Phone: 510-642-3414
Fax: 510-642-7806
Email: optometry-admissions@berkeley.edu

Dr. Richard Van Sluyters

Associate Dean for Student Affairs/Head Graduate Adviser

Phone: 510-642-9537
Fax: 510-643-5109
Email: optometry-admissions@berkeley.edu


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