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California's most prestigious public university is the home of liberalism and revolution.
Berkeley, CA 94720
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A few hours we spent exploring the superlative seat of learning were marvellous. A beautiful sunny blue sky morning meant we saw it at its probable best. Our first visit was to the Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive that had a number of engaging...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank permia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just walking around the campus is a delight be prepared to do some uphill trudging It's a happening join in the experience without the tuition

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bobtrav
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I screened my latest film LIKE, a documentary about the impact of social media on our lives at the Museum.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We planned to drop by and visit one of the research group there, but accidently happen to join a guided tour. The tour was run by a local student and it gave us a nice picture of the campus and students' life at Berkeley. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Agnieszka R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to pick up my grand daughter for winter break, I can't believe how big this University is... Amazing architecture!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Celia R
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Such a beautiful campus nestled on the hillside. Worth the effort to stroll through the campus beyond the main Sproul Plaza.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jocomitchells
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Beautiful buildings and surroundings, excellent libraries and cultural events, highly recommend visiting here. I came as a student in 1997 and have never left! Got a job here and have been here ever since. The scenery still takes my breath away.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Teresa R
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This campus has been the center of my life for over 50 years, and I still enjoy wandering under its redwood trees, visiting its world-class museums, picnicking on green places, and enjoying the sight of bright young students rushing from class to class or just...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Filiz510
Reviewed November 1, 2018

I stayed at an hotel around the UC Berkeley campus and you cannot distinguish between the university and the surrounding environments. The school is beautiful, with new and old architectural masterpieces. Something that stuck me was the large amount of squirrels on the grounds. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KayusYussuf
Reviewed October 29, 2018

I'm biased since I went to graduate school here but this is a top rate university in a beautiful setting with views of the Golden Gate bridge, SF, etc. A great place to visit for school, a hike, and great restaurants/bars nearby.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Buttermansolo | Reviewed this property |
Top of the game foodie yes Berkeley California is a great place to live but it’s pricey there and all over the Bay Area. Not to sure about Aquatic Park Area it’s a nice place to live well 2 Da YAy Area Lol 😎🥂🍾One Love... More
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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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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