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Berkeley Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Berkeley Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Berkeley, California

There are at least 13 colleges in Berkeley, listed and described below. These schools represent 41,814 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 40,237 full-time students, and a reported 7,753 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include University of California-Berkeley and Berkeley City College.

We also provide an extensive list of California Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • Berkeley is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Berkeley.
  • Housing and buildings in Berkeley tend to be older than other areas.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Berkeley.

Featured Colleges in the Berkeley Area (QuickSchools™)

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The Art Institutes system of schools


San Francisco, CA

With an education from an Art Institutes school, imagine what you could create.

  • Program Categories: Art and Design, Communications and Media
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate

Intercoast Colleges


Fairfield, CA

Get your career started with Intercoast Colleges.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing, Psychology, Counseling and Mental Health, Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Certificate

Aviation Institute of Maintenance


Oakland, CA

Aviation Institute of Maintenance schools are distinguished institutes committed to the education and personal enrichment of each student interested in the Aviation Industry.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Certificate

Universal Technical Institute


Sacramento, CA

At Universal Technical Institute (UTI), you won’t just train for a career. 

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma

Alameda Beauty College


Alameda, CA

Start your career with training from Alameda Beauty College.

  • Program Categories:
  • Degrees: Certificate

National Holistic Institute


Emeryville, CA; Petaluma, CA; San Jose, CA

At National Holistic Institute, our history and network of relationships in the field continue to help our graduates succeed. With campuses across California, we offer a comprehensive massage therapy training program that prepares our graduates for a successful career in massage therapy. Whether you are looking to start your career or take it to the next level, NHI has a program for you.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma
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Colleges in Berkeley with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College-Berkeley
2550 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704

  • Programs: acupuncture
  • Degrees/Certificates: Master's.
  • Student Body: 138 students, 178 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available.

American Baptist Seminary of the West
2606 Dwight Way
Berkeley, CA 94704-3029

  • Programs: ministry
  • Degrees/Certificates: Master's.
  • Student Body: 58 students, 3 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 42 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available.
  • Notable: Career counseling.

Church Divinity School of the Pacific
2451 Ridge Road
Berkeley, CA 94709-1211

  • Programs: ministry, theology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 114 students, 27 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 75 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option.

Dominican School of Philosophy & Theology
2301 Vine Street
Berkeley, CA 94708-1816

  • Programs: ministry, theology, philosophy
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's. Master's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 89 students, 45 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option.

Franciscan School of Theology
1712 Euclid Ave
Berkeley, CA 94709-1208

  • Programs: theology, ministry
  • Degrees/Certificates: Master's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 81 students, 56 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 5 student capacity.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Graduate Theological Union
2400 Ridge Rd
Berkeley, CA 94709

  • Programs: theology and religious vocations, Biblical languages
  • Degrees/Certificates: Master's. Doctor's.
  • Student Body: 222 students, 212 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 18 student capacity.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley
1735 LeRoy Ave
Berkeley, CA 94709

  • Programs: ministry, theology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 173 students, 148 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary
2770 Marin Ave
Berkeley, CA 94708-1597

  • Programs: ministry, theology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Master's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 117 students, 22 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 70 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Pacific School of Religion
1798 Scenic Ave
Berkeley, CA 94709

  • Programs: ministry, theology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 214 students, 67 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 129 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Starr King School for Ministry
2441 Le Conte AVE
Berkeley, CA 94709-1209

  • Programs: ministry, religion
  • Degrees/Certificates: Master's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 65 students, 1 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience.

The Wright Institute
2728 Durant Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704-1796

  • Programs: clinical psychology, counseling psychology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Master's.
  • Student Body: 316 students, 362 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available.
  • Notable: Career counseling.

University of California-Berkeley

Berkeley, CA 94720

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, call and molecular biology, political science, economics, psychology, English, electrical engineering, civil engineering
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 34,940 students, 35,645 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 7,414 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 580-710. Math: 620-750. Writing: 590-710.
  • Flexibility: AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Berkeley Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Berkeley City College
2050 Center St
Berkeley, CA 94704

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, travel services, digital communications, American Sign Language, human services, Spanish language, international business, English
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 5,287 students, 3,471 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Remedial services. Study abroad option.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
(2000)
Students Dorms
Alameda Colleges 2 72,259 5,979  
Martinez Colleges 1 35,866 646  
Moraga Colleges 1 16,290 3,801 1,553
Oakland Colleges 14 399,484 25,531 1,612
San Francisco Colleges 24 776,733 105,015 7,977
San Pablo Colleges 1 30,215 7,147  

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