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University of California, Berkeley

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Journalism (JD/MJ)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Policy (JD/MPP)
Juris Doctor/Master of Social Work (JD/MSW)
Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
Juris Doctor/Master of City Planning (JD/MCP)
Master of Laws (LL M) Law
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Jurisprudence and social policy
Doctor of Juridical Science (JSD) Law
Juris Doctor (JD) Law

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 194
Doctoral Degrees 350

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
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,316
Applied
547
Enrolled

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 2
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1,185
Total Graduate Students
19%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.38%
Black or African American 5.57%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.76%
Asian 16.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 6.33%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

122
Total faculty
Full-time - 70
Part-time - 52
Male (78)
Female (44)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Law and technology; social justice; environmental law; business, law and economics; international/comparative law
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 215 Boalt Hall
#7200
Berkeley, CA  94720-7200
United States
Contact Prof. Melissa Murray
Dean
Phone: 510-642-6483

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