University of California, Berkeley
The University of California (UC), Berkeley is a public research university in Berkeley, California. It was founded in 1868 and serves as the flagship institution of the ten research universities within the University of California System. UC Berkeley is ranked as the No. 1 public university in the world, and placed fourth overall globally by the U.S. News & World Report. It is also cited as one of the six most prestigious universities in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Ranking.
Located in the east side of San Francisco Bay, with 45 minutes away from the Silicon Valley, home to 2,000+ tech companies that are redefining industries and driving global economic growth. UC, Berkeley has over 40,000 students attend classes in 14 colleges and schools, offering 350 degree programs.
UC, Berkeley is the birthplace of the 1960’s Free Speech Movement, and home to 107 Nobel Laureates winners including alumni, faculty members and researchers. As of 2018, UC, Berkeley has produced 207 Olympic medals and won over 98 national championships.