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University of California, Berkeley

School of Information

Berkeley, CA

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University of California, Berkeley

Overview

University of California, Berkeley / School of Information is located in Berkeley, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Information Management and Systems (MIMS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 146
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,434
Applied
227
Enrolled

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, previous course work in java or C programming, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

448
Total Graduate Students
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.35%
Black or African American 0.45%
White or Caucasian 35%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 22.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 9.38%

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (31%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Information retrieval research, design and evaluation of information systems, work practice-based design of information systems, economics of information, intellectual property law
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Berkeley, CA  94720
United States
Contact Prof. AnnaLee Saxenian
Dean
Email: admissions@ischool.berkeley.edu
Phone: 510-642-1464

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