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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” (121 reviews)
“clock tower” (17 reviews)
“free speech” (20 reviews)
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Berkeley, CA 94720
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"beautiful campus"
in 121 reviews
"clock tower"
in 17 reviews
"free speech"
in 20 reviews
"alma mater"
in 9 reviews
"campus tour"
in 12 reviews
"great school"
in 11 reviews
"great architecture"
in 6 reviews
"faculty club"
in 6 reviews
"sporting events"
in 6 reviews
"international house"
in 6 reviews
"world class"
in 19 reviews
"strawberry creek"
in 11 reviews
"football game"
in 13 reviews
"student life"
in 6 reviews
"campanile tower"
in 6 reviews
"memorial stadium"
in 11 reviews
"homeless people"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't know about the education but i hace heard that is obe of rhe best public universities in USA. About the infraestructure and the arquitecture i very nice and beautiful. I went there to cook a paella for the scients department, was a great...More

Thank Felipe C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think one of our favorite things to do once a year is take a walk through the UC Berkeley Campus. There is so much to explore with the newer buildings juxtaposed with the old. The vibe has changed much from the 70's however, it...More

Thank Deborah B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty campus with lots of mature trees. Nice walkways to guide you through the middle of campus. Unique architecture blends with 150 years of history. Definitely worth a visit. Lots of cool restaurants and shops near by. The campus seemed pretty congested, especially around the...More

Thank Terry T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the great universities of the world, Berkeley is also one of the most beautiful. The state of California underestimates what a treasure it and the whole UC system are and underfunds them. This is slowly taking a toll. But Berkeley is still a...More

Thank Craig C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At the University of California, Berkeley, the faculty of the University of California, Berkeley, won 72 Nobel Prizes and 20 Oscars. It ranks as the top public university in the USA. It has approximately 41,900 students, 30,600 undergraduates and 11,300 postgraduates. The core campus lies...More

Thank KodoDrummer
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

UC Berkeley is a beautiful, hilly campus with lots of cute shops and restaurants. World class education doesn't hurt!

Thank Kimmarie S
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The campus is easy to find and I enjoyed walking through it and around it. They played a 10 minute concert on the bells in the tower at noon which made that much nicer. There was a nice view of the Golden Gate Bridge on...More

Thank Alec D
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 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
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

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
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 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
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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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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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