berkeley city college

CISL Pathway Partner - Berkeley City College


Berkeley City College is located in a newly constructed six-story building in downtown Berkeley. The college is one of four schools in the Peralta Community College District; students have the option of attending classes on any of the four campuses (Laney College, Merritt College, and College of Alameda). Berkeley City College boasts high rates of acceptance into UC and CSUs.

School Highlights:

  • New campus in exciting and urban downtown Berkeley (just two blocks from UC Berkeley)
  • One of the highest transfer rates in the nation for UC Berkeley
  • Opportunity to study at Peralta’s three other campuses (College of Alameda, Laney College, and Merritt College)
  • Numerous “Degree with a Guarantee” programs to ensure acceptance to a CSU
  • Supportive Office of International Education helps international students with any questions or concerns

Guaranteed Transfer Programs: 

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Public Administration
  • Mathematics
  • Language and Literature
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • And more:


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Location: Berkeley, California (San Francisco Bay Area)

Student Population: 6,600

Popular Programs Include:

  • Biotechnology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Information Systems
  • English Language and Literature
  • Global Studies
  • Multimedia Arts and Web Design

For a full list of programs, visit:

On-campus housing? The Office of International Education assists students with housing and homestay options.

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