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||One Semester||One Semester With Internship||Two Semesters||Two Semesters With Internships||Summer Essentials of Business|
|*Estimated living expenses||$7,500||$12,000||$13,500||$18,000||$3,000|
|Total fees and estimated expenses||$17,700||$24,600||$33,400||$40,300||$9,900|
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 paid 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 an apartment or have a car, your expenses may be higher.Included in the program fee:
All fees are subject to change without notice.
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.
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 have completed at least three years of university-level studies or two years of a three-year bachelor's degree program.
Include a chronological list of all employment or internships (if you have any) and the duties you performed. Include all degrees earned or courses attended and any other experience that may be of interest to the academic review committee. Please note that FSBE is not recommended for students with advanced degrees and two or more years of work experience. Contact FSBE for other program options.
Contact FSBE or phone +1-510-642-2564 between 9:00 and 17:00 PST.
Be sure to submit all required materials by each term's deadline.
If you are already in the U.S. and want to transfer to FSBE, contact the International Student Administrative Services (ISAS) office:
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