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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 73 Nobel Prizes including 22 faculty and 29 alumni
  • Ranked #1 public university in 2017 US News & World Report
  • Ranked #1 in 2014-2015 Institutions Producing the Most Fulbright Scholars
  • Ranked #2 in 2015 Princeton Review's "Best-value” public colleges
  • Ranked #3 in Academic Ranking of World Universities 2016
  • Ranked #3 in 2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiaotong University. Ranked #1 in Natural Sciences and Mathematics; #3 in Social Sciences
  • Ranked #6 in 2016 Times World Reputation Ranking of World Universities
  • Ranked #6 in 2016 Forbes Most Reputable Universities
  • Ranked #7 in 2016 Washington Monthly National Universities Rankings
  • Ranked #7 in 2016 Center for World University

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