UC Berkeley

In addition to attending one of the premier business schools in the world, Haas students are part of the larger community at one of the most esteemed universities. The mission of the University of California is to excel in research, teaching, and public service. Over the decades, this mission has developed a culture at UC Berkeley that stimulates greatness.

Consistently ranked one of the top business schools in the country, the Haas School of Business has a solid reputation for quality and leadership. The business school at the University of California, Berkeley, was founded in 1898, making it the second oldest collegiate business school in the United States, and the first at a public university. Rank, reputation, and experience combine to offer Haas students a rich spectrum of quality resources, noteworthy events, and high-profile speakers.

UC Berkeley Academic and Faculty Distinctions

  • Ranks first nationally in the number of graduate programs in the top 10 in their fields (National Research Council)
  • The only university with Ph.D. programs ranked in the top five across all 15 categories in the 2006 edition of US News and World Report's listing of top graduate schools
  • Ranked #2 in the nation in the 2006 Washington Monthly College Rankings, based on three main criteria: performance as an engine of social mobility, research output, and promotion of a service ethic
  • The leading institution in awarding doctoral degrees to minorities and women
  • 20 Nobel Prize laureates (including the late Haas Professor John Harsanyi)
  • 201 American Association for the Advancement of Science Awards
  • 229 American Academy of Arts and Sciences Awards
  • 76 Fulbright Scholars
  • 383 Guggenheim Fellows
  • 28 MacArthur Fellows
  • 85 National Academy of Engineering Awards
  • 131 National Academy of Sciences Awards
  • 14 National Medal of Science Awards
  • 92 Sloan Fellows
  • 5 Wolf Prizes
  • 3 Pulitzer Prizes
  • 1 National Poet Laureate
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UC Berkeley Facts & Figures

Founded in 1868

Flagship campus of the University of California

33,933 students from 101 countries

23,863 undergraduate students

10,070 graduate students

1,953 faculty

Nearly 340 degree programs

Over 436,000 alumni worldwide

1,232 acre campus