* Regionally accredited college or university means an institution of higher education accredited by one of the following regional accreditation associations in the United States: Required Records: Upload unofficial transcripts with the application for the departmental initial review. Toward this intent, OPA has developed a page on the Our Berkeley website dedicated to average GPA of degree recipients by major. Equivalency is determined by International Evaluators in the Graduate Admissions Office. This data is now available to the campus and to the public and can be shared accordingly. Have completed a basic or advanced degree at an institution, in the United States or a United States institution abroad, where the language of instruction is English and the institution is accredited by one of the United States’ regional accrediting agencies. Additional dashboards will be released in the coming months on topics such as sponsored projects, class size, and the Career Destinations Survey. We will only accept TOEFL tests administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and sent to us directly by the TOEFL office. The GPA by Major dashboard displays aggregated grade point averages (GPA) for degree recipients in UC Berkeley undergraduate major programs. Course work only students do not qualify for fellowship consideration or for academic appointment as a Graduate Student Instructor and can be accommodated only if a department is willing to include them in its enrollment target. enough undergraduate training to do graduate work in your chosen field. Please plan to take the TOEFL as soon as possible, regardless of the test’s format, to avoid delays in the review of your application. Most departments, schools, and groups require applicants to take a standardized test such as the GRE General Test, a GRE Subject Test, the GMAT or MCAT. This requirement applies to applicants from Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Latin America, the Middle East, Israel, the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, most European countries, and non-English-speaking countries in Africa. To register for the IELTS, consult the IELTS website to locate the office of the test center where you plan to take the test. If you would like to communicate with ASUC representatives on their efforts around contextual grades or academics, please email [email protected] To send an official score to UC Berkeley, list the institution code assigned by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) for UC Berkeley, 4833. Grade Point Average The application requests two undergraduate grade point averages, cumulative and in my major. Please check with your academic department before starting an application. The IBT emphasizes integrated skills so its format and scoring are different from the PBT version of the TOEFL. Have completed at least one year of full-time academic course work with a grade B or better at a regionally accredited institution within the United States. There is a maximum of two semesters of study. In general, records or transcripts must be issued by the school and include the school’s stamp or embossed seal and the signature of the authorizing official. Registration and fee payment may be completed online. Applications for the GRE can be obtained from the Educational Testing Service, Box 6000, Princeton, NJ 08541-6000, (609) 771-7670, or the GRE website. English translations are required for all languages except Spanish; degree names and grades should be transliterated, not converted into English words or the U.S. grades of A-F. Please check this website in September for any updates. Your most recent overall Band score must be at least 7 on a 9-point scale. Graduate Alumni Accomplishments BERKELEY GRADUATE ALUM AWARD WINNERS Every year, Berkeley’s graduate alumni receive some of the most To apply for admission to the Summer Sessions, visit the Summer Sessions website. You must hold or expect to hold prior to the beginning of classes a bachelor’s degree from a U.S. school accredited by one of the AACRAO regional accrediting agencies*. While using Graduate Division web sites and online services, we may collect your personal information. The institution code for UC Berkeley is 4833 for Graduate Programs. Dates and information may be obtained by contacting the Educational Testing Service (ETS) at the address below, by calling 1-800-GRE-CALL, or by consulting the GRE website. To qualify for a TOEFL exemption you must: There are two standardized tests you may take: the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), and the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Required Records: Upload unofficial transcripts with the application for the departmental initial review. For Fall 2021, tests taken before June 1, 2019 will not be accepted.