Please type a brief statement in your own words (maximum 350 words) explaining your interest in the proposed field of study and your previous background. Be sure to:
The U.S. government requires you to demonstrate that sufficient financial resources will be available to you while studying in the United States. Please use the chart below to estimate your total expenses. You may provide financial certification in one of two ways:
Note: If family members will be accompanying you to the United States, you must increase your estimated expenses by $600 per month for your spouse and $400 per month for each child (figures in U.S. dollars).
|Expense type||2-Month IDP||4-Month IDP||8-Month Program:
IDP + Internship
|12-Month Program: MBT|
|Estimated Living Expenses*||$3,000||$ 6,000||$12,000||$18,000|
|Total fees and estimated expenses||$9,900||$19,500||$28,400||$47,000|
Note: Your financial statement and certification must demonstrate that the dollar amount in “Total fees and estimated expenses” is available in your account. Program fee is payable to UC Berkeley Extension. All fees are subject to change without notice.
*This estimate is based on shared housing and the use of public transportation. If you rent your own apartment or have a car, your expenses may be higher.
Please submit your score from an English language test in accordance with the stated requirements. (Results must be from a test taken within the past two years.) The ETS Institution code is 9216, and the department is undergraduate.
UC Berkeley Extension has agreements with several English as a second language schools in the United States to accept Institutional TOEFL scores.
You are required to submit official evidence of English language proficiency. Exemptions are made if you hold a bachelor's degree (or higher) from a university located in the United States or in another country in which English is both the official spoken language and the medium of instruction.
You must hold a university degree for IDP admission.
Note: If you have both an undergraduate and a graduate degree, please submit original, official and complete records for both.
Additional assistance with the application process can be provided by one of our international representatives.
Be sure to submit ALL required materials by each term's deadline.
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Contact IDP or phone +1-510-642-2564 between 9 am and 5 pm PST.