College of Environmental Design

Prospective Students

What's So Amazing About Coming to UC Berkeley?

The environment, the exposure to great minds, innovation and excellence! These are just a few of  the reasons why students choose the College of Environmental Design at Berkeley as THE place to enroll.

Whether you are an undergraduate exploring your potential or a graduate student honing your passion, you will be exposed to some of the most innovative thinkers and creative designers in the world as your professors. They will guide you into new ways of seeing and creating so your future career can be as exciting as your time at school.

As a CED student, not only will you benefit from the resources of one of the most prestigious universities in the world, but you’ll also enjoy the beauty and variety of activities that Berkeley and the Bay Area have to offer. As a CED student, the inspiration you’ll derive from being immersed in the Bay Area’s culture of innovation and diversity will enrich your entire experience and your life for years to come.

Today’s students have unique global, social and environmental challenges ahead. If you are driven to help build a more beautiful, healthy, and verdant future, CED can give you the experience, critical thinking, and design skills to meet these challenges.

If you are excited about reimagining the future of our global metropolitan world, we are excited to welcome you to CED and show you what we have to offer.

Photo: Steve McConnell, UC Berkeley