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University of California - Berkeley 加州大學 - 柏克萊 (加州 CA)

Features

The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus — envisioned as a "City of Learning" — was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation. 

The Basics
Setting Located on the eastern side of the San Francisco Bay
School Type Public University
Tuition US$46,000 - $47,000
Housing Apartment
Current Weather http://www.theweathernetwork.com/weather/usca0087
Facebook http://www.facebook.com/UCBerkeley
Youtube http://www.youtube.com/user/UCBerkeley
Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_California,_Berkeley
School Website http://www.berkeley.edu/
General Information
State California (CA)
Location Berkeley
Nearest City Oakland
Environment Urban
Campus Size 6,651 acres
Year Founded 1868
Admission Req.m HK F.6
Academic Calendar Fall
Level Offered Undergraduate, graduate programs
Enrollment approximately 26,000 students
Student-to-Teacher 10:1
ESL Yes

Academic Programs:

UC Berkeley's academic enterprise is organized by colleges and schools, most of which are subdivided into departments. Its 14 colleges and schools are:

College of Letters & Science, Haas school of Business, College of Chemistry, Graduate School of Education, College of Engineering, College of Environmental Design, School of Information, Graduate School of Journalism, School of Law, College of Natural Resources,  School of Optometry, School of Public Health, School of Public Policy, Richard & Rhoda Goldman, School of Social Welfare.

http://www.berkeley.edu/academics/school.shtml  

 

 

Campus:

Libraries and museums

Number of libraries: Three main libraries (Doe, Moffitt, and the Bancroft), 18 subject-specialty libraries, and 11 affiliated libraries (with special collections) make up the UC Berkeley Library system

The Berkeley Natural History Museums include the Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology; the UC Botanical Garden; the Essig Museum of Entomology; the University and Jepson Herbaria; the Museum of Paleontology; the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology; and the Human Evolution Research Center.

The Berkeley Art Museum houses diverse collections of more than 13,000 objects.

http://www.berkeley.edu/about/fact.shtml

 

 

Students Life:

Sports and recreation: http://www.berkeley.edu/life/sports.shtml

Student organizations & activities: http://students.berkeley.edu/osl/studentgroups/public/index.asp?todo=listgroups

 

Other Information:

Source:

US News:

http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/university-of-california-berkeley-1312

University of California Berkeley Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_California,_Berkeley

University of California Berkeley School website:

http://www.berkeley.edu/

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