Apply to the College of Environmental Design through UC Berkeley’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions. The application is available October 1, and the filing period is November 1 to November 30.
The CED Office of Undergraduate Advising and the CED Admissions Ambassadors hold virtual and in-person information sessions throughout the year for prospective students. Meet undergraduate advisers and current students; learn more about the college, majors, and admissions criteria; and get tips on maximizing your chances for admission. See the CED events calendar for session dates and to RSVP.
Prospective students are also encouraged to attend Cal Day, UC Berkeley’s Open House held each year in mid-April.
All prospective students must meet the minimum eligibility requirements defined by the University of California. Transfer students must also complete all CED’s lower-division requirements to be eligible for consideration.
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Admissions requirements for freshmen, including international applicants, are outlined on the UC Berkeley Office of Undergraduate Admissions website.
Urban studies is the perfect combination of my love for people, justice, and life. CED has taught me to be a global citizen and view the world through an interdisciplinary lens.
Transfer students are admitted at the junior level only (90 quarter units or 60 semester units of transferable college credit) and must have completed all general education requirements and all lower division major requirements. See the Transfer Applicants section of this website for detailed information. International transfer applicants should consult the UC Berkeley Office of Undergraduate Admissions website for additional information.
See the Transfer Re-entry & Student Parent Center website for resources and information to help you with the application process.
Landscape architecture combines my interests in design, ecology, habitat preservation, history, and social studies. My degree has prepared me for a variety of career fields.
Detailed information for international applicants is available on these sites:
- Office of Undergraduate Admissions
- Berkeley International Office
- UC Education Abroad Reciprocal Exchange Program
In architecture you have the opportunity to create! I've developed skills that open up a new world of awareness, allowing me to imagine how designers collaborate to address the challenges of the 21st century.
Change-of-College Applicants (Current UC Berkeley Students)
If you are a current UC Berkeley student interested in applying to change colleges into CED, start by reviewing the change-of-college application for your intended major, available at Undergraduate Advising — Forms + Documents.