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University of California, Berkeley

UC Berkeley, the number one public university in the U.S. is located in Berkeley, California in the San Francisco Bay Area.  As a top research institution, it has produced numerous Nobel Prize winners and is a vibrant college campus that cultivates independent and liberal thinking, making it an unique learning environment.  Berkeley is also a place filled with entrepreneurial spirit and a plethora of academic and human resources. Immersed in this reputable haven for four weeks is the ideal choice to challenge and nurture young talented youth.

The city of Berkeley is a 30-minute drive away from San Francisco and less than an hour away from San Jose, the heart of Silicon Valley.  The entire Northern California metropolitan area is well known for its pleasant weather and top tourist destinations.  It is also a preferred destination and treasure cove for young students pursuing education abroad.

University Highlights

  • One of the founding members of Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • To date, UC Berkeley affiliates have won 104 Nobel Prizes including 23 faculty and 31 alumni
  • Ranked Top 0.1% World University i 2018-2019 The Center for World University Ranking
  • Ranked #2 in 2018 Forbes America's Best Value Colleges
  • Ranked #5 in the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU); #1 in Chemistry; #2 in Physics, Statistics and Materials Science & Engineering; #3 in Biotechnology, Economics and Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Ranked #2 in Science & Engineering PhD’s awarded in 2018 Washington Monthly National Universities Ranking
  • Among the Top Producers of Fulbright U.S. Scholars and Students, 2017-2018
  • UC Berkeley researchers along with Berkeley Lab have discovered or codiscovered 16 chemical elements of the periodic table – more than any other university in the world
  • Between 2001-2010, UC Berkeley had the most National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship recipients

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