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University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA 94720
+1 510-642-6000
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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” (124 reviews)
“clock tower” (18 reviews)
“free speech” (21 reviews)
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Berkeley, CA 94720
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+1 510-642-6000
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"beautiful campus"
in 124 reviews
"clock tower"
in 18 reviews
"free speech"
in 21 reviews
"campus tour"
in 15 reviews
"alma mater"
in 10 reviews
"great architecture"
in 7 reviews
"faculty club"
in 8 reviews
"great school"
in 11 reviews
"nobel laureates"
in 7 reviews
"sporting events"
in 6 reviews
"international house"
in 7 reviews
"world class"
in 20 reviews
"strawberry creek"
in 12 reviews
"football game"
in 13 reviews
"student life"
in 6 reviews
"campanile tower"
in 6 reviews
"memorial stadium"
in 12 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I visit the campus several times a year because, because as one of it's alumni, I serve on boards. The campus has many museums, libraries, and cafes that would be fun for visitors to the East Bay to visit. Additionally, because of the typically mild...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very impressive campus that must be a delight to live in. Full of character and well thought out landscape.

Thank Roving_Bill
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because it's 150 years old this urban campus has few parking spaces, but lots of green shrubs and trees as well as art work scattered amidst the campus. Because it's backed up to a hill you can get a good workout by walking through this...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As always, I'm a history buff, so this is quite an interesting walk. I live near here and several of my daughter's friends have gone to school here. Although I would not travel JUST to see UC, if you're in the area seeing the other...More

Thank LeslieKchill
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This academic institution has a long-standing reputation for leftwing politics and free-spirited liberal attitudes among the student body. In fact, it was at the very centre of the 60s flower power, counter-culture bohemian movement. It is now a key stop on the cultural travel scene...More

Thank John M
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

I was on a business trip and had time to spare. Decided to walk the campus. What history. The library was amazing. I also went up the clock monument to see the gorgeous views. Great place to just walk around.

Thank Jodi B
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Although Berkeley is located only about 40 miles from Stanford University, the UC Berkeley campus represent totally different architecture style. It is more East Coast style or similar to European universities. Maybe it is not as unique as Stanford campus but still very beautiful. The...More

Thank Acidov
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

I was in the area and had to pay a visit to this renowned institution of higher learning. Granted, I dropped by on spring break, so the campus was empty; but, still, you could breathe this sense of pride as I walked around, and I...More

Thank ricsandimas
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Great campus and some great views and architecture also great place to see the city from a different perspective - the Campanille tower is worth a trip to the top

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

I went there to know, looks great, the library is impressive and if you want to walk inside you can do it.

Thank Patricia H
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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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