Many of the schools participating in the NSF-SBES alliance offer summer research opportunities for undergraduates. Taking advantage of such programs can make you a more attractive candidate for graduate school. Use the links below to explore these programs and obtain more information.
The graduate diversity coordinators work with all graduate students to assist them with a wide range of issues as they work to complete their graduate degree and reach their academic and career goals. If you need help at any stage of your graduate career, contact the coordinator in your division:
Berkeley and L&S Graduate Programs Ranked at the Top
Berkeley’s graduate programs have been consistently ranked at or near the top in the nation for their academic excellence. According to the last study of American universities conducted by the National Research Council, UC Berkeley ranks first in the number of graduate programs (48) considered to be among the top 10 in their fields. Of these, 22 programs were in the College of Letters & Science. See NRC rankings.
Competition in the marketplace often leads us to question the value of studies that don’t offer a direct track to employment. But a broad-based liberal arts education does more than prepare you for a job. It lays the foundation for a future career while also preparing you to compete in the marketplace of ideas.