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University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA 94720
+1 510-642-6000
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California's most prestigious public university is the home of liberalism and revolution.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful campus” (120 reviews)
“clock tower” (17 reviews)
“free speech” (20 reviews)
Berkeley, CA 94720
+1 510-642-6000
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

“Comfort Foodies, New Orleans”, Style! Peace and Joy, Family and Friends! I dined and romance the stone last night, lol, at: Angeline's Louisiana Kitchen 2261 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94704 (on Shattuck near Bancroft) If you have a taste for New Orleans “flava”, Lol, all...More

Thank Buttermansolo
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a very impressive campus. We booked a free public guided walking tour, led by a postgraduate student. We booked this in advance on line (find it under campus tours on the Berkeley website) as, quite often, these tours are fully booked. The tour...More

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Here is one of the Bay Area's elite university. Students from all over the world come here for the STEM fields or get involved in politics. Because the campus is located in the downtown area, traffic can be a hassle.

Thank Ang1370
Reviewed 1 week ago

UC Berkeley is the biggest employer in Berkley and a home of Nobel laureates. The campus is situated in Downtown Berkley, or rather Berkley grew around the campus. It is a great place to walk around, ride a bike or read a book under a...More

Thank 50and5
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked around the campus on a Sunday morning. As expected, there wasn't much going on, but we still had a nice time seeing the campus and the views from the higher areas. Even though the buildings were closed, there were art pieces, a stream,...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm from Massachusetts, but I am a student at Berkeley and I am obsessed with it. Beautiful campus, amazing city, great people, and very cultural place. Couldn't ask for a better college town! Totally recommend walking around campus, the buildings are amazing and the weather...More

Thank emmaranocha
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The university is beautiful and campus is huge. Surrounding area is nice. Location is convenient with shopping and restaurants. The kids love it.

Thank SKC9318
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some parts of Berkeley are run down, but the campus is still beautiful. Graceful buildings, flowing landscaping, interesting campus characters, and the hilly backdrop make this a worthwhile visit. The tower was closed when we visited, but I'm sure the views are spectacular. The campus...More

Thank Been2Bagan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were shown around by an alumni and for us Brits it was SO interesting. the views were pretty amazing too.

Thank LSHolman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Living nearby and attending the finest public university in America has shaped my professional career, and personal life. Always edgy,with an eye toward science and engineering. Marvelous grounds and buildings some dating back to the 1880's. Simply the best public university in America in my...More

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6 January 2017|
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Response from Rabi_Sharma | Reviewed this property |
take BART. it takes 9.75 to downtown Berkeley. then get free shuttle of university.
18 October 2015|
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Response from theprincessandqueen | Reviewed this property |
You can take the Richmond line to Downtown Berkeley and from there the campus is a bus ride/10-15 minute walk north. Ryan L is correct that in order to be accepted into Haas you must apply separately upon being accepted to... More