If you're coming to Berkeley from your home country, use the Overseas Deadline. If you're already in the U.S. and transferring from another school, refer to the Transfer Deadline.
Due to lengthy visa appointment and processing times (up to 30 days in some countries), we recommend that you send us your complete application as soon as possible.
|Term||Start and End Dates||Overseas Deadline||Transfer Deadline*|
|Spring 2013||Jan. 7– April 18, 2013||Nov. 23, 2012||Dec. 7, 2012|
|Summer 2013||May 6–Aug. 16, 2013||April 1, 2013||April 12, 2013|
|June 3–July 26, 2013||April 19, 2013||May 3, 2013|
|Fall 2013||Sept. 4–Dec. 13, 2013||July 19, 2013||Aug. 2, 2013|
|Spring 2014||Jan. 8–April 18, 2014||Nov. 22, 2013||Dec. 6, 2013|
The program fee is paid to UC Berkeley Extension. Total program cost relates to study option:
All fees are subject to change without notice. See payment options.
|2-Month IDP||4-Month IDP||8-Month Program: IDP + Internship||12-Month Program: Management and Business Track (MBT)|
|210+ hours of accredited coursework per program term||150 hours of accredited coursework||X||X||X|
|Certificate and transcripts||X||X||X||X|
|Textbooks and course readers||X||X||X||X|
|U.S. medical insurance for the length of your program (additional insurance not required)||X||X||X||X|
|Seminars and workshops (5 to 8 hours per program term)||X||X||X|
|Computer lab access||X||X||X||X|
|Program and academic orientation||X||X||X||X|
|Lunchtime film series||X||X||X|
|Résumé and interview workshops||X||X|
|Company job fair||X||X|
|Graduation ceremony and reception||Completion ceremony||X||X||X|
|IDP electronic yearbook||X||X||X||X|
|On-site advising (academic, health, immigration)||X||X||X||X|
The full application review process can take three to four weeks. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, in the order they are received, and only complete applications are reviewed. IDP courses can fill before the application deadline, so send your completed application as soon as possible. You will be notified by mail regarding your acceptance status and further instructions. Learn more about next steps after you are accepted.
In addition to program fees, you'll need to budget for living expenses. No financial aid is available for IDP students. See estimated minimum expenses.
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