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University of California, Berkeley

School of Optometry

Berkeley, CA

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University of California, Berkeley

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate)
Doctor of Optometry (OD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 54

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

266
Applied
71
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 December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam OAT

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 90

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 Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

265
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.42%
Black or African American 1.89%
White or Caucasian 18%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 61.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 6.79%

Gender

Male (19%)
Female (80%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Low vision, spatial vision, psychophysics of vision, clinical optics, patient care
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
34,000,000

Location & Contact

Address Berkeley, CA  94720
United States
Contact Dr. John Flanagan
Dean
Email: optometry-admissions@berkeley.edu
Phone: 510-642-3414
Fax: 510-642-7806

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