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Fall 2020 is the first cohort of the new degree so the program does not yet have any statistics to offer regarding admission rates and demographics of its students.

Yes, you will be considered a UC Berkeley Graduate student. Some student services require an additional payment.

Academic records should be issued in the original language and accompanied by English translations if required (usually prepared by your university or Ministry of Education, unless the institution issues original documents in English). In general, records or transcripts must be issued by the school and include the school’s stamp or embossed seal and the signature … Continue Reading »

No work experience is required.

Candidates are required to provide evidence of the following to be considered for the program: B.A. or B.S. in a physical science or engineering discipline from an accredited institution. Transcript from every post-secondary school ever attended. GRE Scores. Prior coursework in linear algebra and multivariable calculus, and chemistry, materials, or physics. Prior exposure to programming … Continue Reading »

There are no preferences granted to students who meet the eligibility requirements for consideration. The program seeks to admit a diverse student pool, which should be reflected through the comprehensiveness of the application materials and in particularly the statement of purpose and outside activities.

Most certainly. The online nature of the program especially accommodates international students since the coursework is predominantly asynchronous. In the case there are synchronous discussions or other activities, the program will provide options to accommodate the time differences. Also there will be two leadership/entrepreneurship bootcamps that will be taught on campus: one at the beginning … Continue Reading »

The program is currently approved to admit students in the Fall of each year. There may be opportunities in the future to offer students greater enrollment and completion flexibility.