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University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA 94720
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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” (119 reviews)
“clock tower” (16 reviews)
“free speech” (20 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful location, on campus but also up the high hills behind it , from which there are great views of the entire san francisco bay. Need car to go up the hills, but can take Bart (subway) from SAn Francisco to central Berkeley, and the...More

Thank JFHolz
Reviewed 1 week ago

A compact campus, but not too dense, with hills, redwoods, lawns, a bubbling brook named Strawberry creek, beautiful early 20th century architecture, and the students of Berkeley - urban, engaged, but not too hipster. It's a nice place to walk around, see the political and...More

Thank Berkeley_MS
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful and informative tour of the campus. Make sure to go to the top of the clock tower, we didn't' get the chance because it was closed and have heard the view is lovely.

Thank Zonadl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a beautiful, eminently walkable campus!! Student housing a major problem, but they are quite able to build more without destroying People's Park! Qualified California residents, of ALL ages, should get priority for admission, at every level, not the wealthy from Asia, Middle East. This...More

Thank callucan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Number 1 University in North America is a fun place to visit with many trees , hills , students, exhibits, lectures but many buildings including library’s require student ID cards to enter This is reasonable - given hordes of homeless folks in sourrounding areas but...More

Thank Richard1901
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

“Cal” is a beautiful campus! See the turn of the century buildings, walk along Strawberry creek in the Eucalyptus grove, go up Sather tower and look at the surrounding campus. The adjacent neighborhoods have great places to eat and so many places to visit.

Thank rodneyk601
Reviewed 3 November 2017

I am a Cal student, so might be biased but the campus is huge and gorgeous! If you are in the neighborhood definitely take a tour. There are so many interesting facts about our campus that still amaze me. My 2 favorite spots would be...More

Thank Avantika S
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Founded in 1868, Cal Berkeley was the first campus in The California University system. Sprawling across the Berkeley hills, the beautiful oak and eucalyptus covered 178 acre campus has 35,000+ students, over 1600 faculty and 94 Nobel Laureates among its faculty, alumni and researchers. Rated...More

Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 19 October 2017

With almost unlimited attractions. Driving around here is trying. My favorite is the ancient eucalyptus trees and the bear statues. There is a lot of different architecture and rolling hills, lots of eating places. So little parking.

Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed 17 October 2017

My first visit to this campus. Wow very impressive. The Greek theatre has amazing acoustics. The show was over the top to say the least.

Thank Cabo Bruce A
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ballykhanna
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.
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Peony50
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
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