Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1394
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $13,208
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    717
  • University Selectivity
    21%
  • University Yield
    42%
  • Average Salary
    $62,719
  • Top Industry
    Consulting
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1898
  • Program Length
    Two Year
Contact Information
S450 Student Services Building
Berkeley, California 94720-1900,
Website
405x225

Haas School of Business

As the second-oldest business school in the United States, the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley is one of the world's leading producers of new ideas and knowledge in all areas of business, which includes the distinction of having two of its faculty members receive the Nobel Prize in Economics over the past 20 years. The school offers outstanding management education to about 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students each year who come from around the world to study in one of its six degree-granting programs. The school has 36,000 alumni. Its mission is "to develop leaders who redefine how we do busin

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I have had amazing opportunities to work on projects and deliver them to clients that the professors have brought in - for a majority of my courses. These clients listen to our ideas and have plans to implement them, which is an experience I never thought I would have. I really appreciate being able to take concepts that I have learned and have a client then come to us, seeking for our advice and thoughts.

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Events Calendar

  • Dec 8
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    MFE On-Campus Information Session

    Berkeley, CA

    Information session and Q&A with Executive Director Linda Kreitzman and Admissions staff for students interested in applying to the MFE program. During the session, we can provide a quick assessment of your background.

  • Dec 10
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Online Information Session

    Online

    Presentation by MFE staff followed by question and answer session for students interested in applying to the MFE program. During the session, our executive director can review your resume and provide a quick assessment of your skills.

About University of California, Berkeley

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
21% University of California, Berkeley 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. High school GPA
  2. SAT/ACT scores
  3. Character/personal abilities
University Admissions
  • Min. SAT
  • Min. ACT
  • Min. GPA 3.00
B-School Admissions
  • Min. SAT
  • Min. ACT
  • Min. GPA
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
67658% 67,658
21% 21
42% 42
21% School Selectivity
42% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • ACT Assessment plus Writing or SAT Reasoning Test
  • Are Interviews Required? Not offered
Additional Requirements:

For additional requirements, please refer to http://www.berkeley.edu/catalog/undergrad/admission.html

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
2129% 2,129
17% 17
98% 98
17% Program Selectivity
98% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? By invitation only
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Separate application
  • Min college GPA for transfers
  • Other transfer requirements Completion of Principles of Business, 2 semesters of Calculus, Economics, Statistics, English/Reading Composition ( 2 courses) and Foreign Language (3 yrs of High School or completion of 2nd semester college level). Applicants must also complete 2 essays and submit a resume.
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions No
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses?
  • How freshmen are admitted
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Consulting 23%
Top Industry
  • Financial Services 19%
  • Other 4%
  • Non-profit 1%
PriceWaterHouse Coopers 19
Top Employer
  • Ernst & Young 12
  • KPMG 7
  • Deloitte &Touche LLP 7
More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
0%
84% 84
59% 59.252482758620694
84% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
5% 5
17% 16.796475409836066
5% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
97% Graduates seeking full-time employment
3% Graduates not seeking employment
56% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
23% 23
$69,088.00
52K 80K
Finance/Accounting
56% 56
$62,006.00
50K 79K
Management Information Systems
6% 6
$62,143.00
45K 100K
Marketing/Sales
14% 14
$53,278.00
35K 94K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
31% 31
$58,139.00
53K 79K
Consumer Products/Retail
3% 3
$53,752.00
46K 57K
Consulting
23% 23
$69,088.00
52K 80K
Financial Services
19% 19
$67,615.00
50K 75K
Government/Education
2% 2
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health
0% 0
Data not provided
Manufacturing
0% 0
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
1% 1
Data not provided
Non-Profit
1% 1
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
0% 0
Data not provided
Real Estate
0% 0
Data not provided
Sports/Leisure
0% 0
Data not provided
Technology/Science
16% 16
$60,024.00
35K 100K
Transportation
0% 0
Data not provided
Utilities
0% 0
Data not provided
Other
4% 4
$56,200.00
45K 70K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
5% 5
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. West
94% 94
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 340
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 3,057
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
The Career Center provides comprehensive services and events. It partners with alumni, employers, and student groups to support students with career development, recruitment, and marketing themselves at career fairs featuring 800+ employers a year. Specialized programming includes mock-interviews, workshops to explore career options and prepare for the job market, on-campus recruiting and specialized career fairs. Early networking opportunities provide best practices for on-campus recruitment with 350+ employers.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$29,614
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $13,208
  • Expenses $16,406
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$52,492
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $36,086
  • Expenses $16,406
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need
  • Merit
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://financialaid.berkeley.edu/
Scholarships
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Haas School of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
21% 19
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
22% 13
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
100 Haas School of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
More Information
Business Program Classes
41% Less than 20 Students 10% More than 50 Students
49% 21 to 50 students
13 Average number of students in non-business required electives
63 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • UGBA 195T Special Topics in Entrepreneurship: Venture Capital, Private Equity and Hedge Funds, An Introduction
  • UGBA 190T Topiics in Innovation and Design: Introduction to Product Development
  • UGBA 192T Topics in Corporate Social Responsibility: Women in Business
  • Program length Two Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2002
Degrees Offered
  • BS
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
71% 71
25% 25
Prominent Faculty
  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    Work study opportunities are available at the Haas School of Business and across the UC Berkeley campus. Positions vary depending on the unit or departmental needs.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Haas encourages all students to participate in international study programs as a way to broaden their education & develop a global view of business.Typcially 20-30 Haas students will go abroad each semester, either through UC-administered Education Abroad Program or by registreing through a sponsoring college. Students may take both business or non-business electives & can choose to go through a language intensive program or study at a university where English is the language of instruction.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Haas encourages all students to submerge themselves in vlunteer work and community service activities. Through our number student groups, a variety of opportunities exists from turoring and youth mentoring business consulting and tax preparation.

Students

78% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1470 75th Percentile Score on SAT 33 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Asian American
46% 46
White
26% 26
Not Reported
11% 11
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
93%
1%
2%
2%
1%
1%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
74% 74
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
23% 23
Canada
2% 2
22 Average age of full-time students
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
99% 99
0%

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 19,365
Alumni Donations
$2,291 Average Gift $500,000 Largest Gift

Most Prominent Alumni