Required Materials

MS & PhD Program

Online Application - Due Friday, December 7, 2018, 8:59 PM Pacific Standard Time

The Online Application has many sections. Please see below for more information.

Information Agreement REQUIRED
Previous Application REQUIRED
Biographical Information REQUIRED
Contact Information REQUIRED
Educational Background REQUIRED
Transcript Upload REQUIRED Please also upload your degree certificate or diploma to this section.
Exam Requirements REQUIRED - GRE and Evidence of English Language Proficiency
Statement of Purpose REQUIRED

Question:Please describe your aptitude and motivation for graduate study in your area of specialization, including your preparation for this field of study, your academic plans or research interests in your chosen area of study, and your future career goals. Please be specific about why UC Berkeley would be a good intellectual fit for you.

Essay should be a maximum of 1-2 pages, double-spaced.
Personal History Statement REQUIRED

Question: Please describe how your personal background informs your decision to pursue a graduate degree. Please include information on how you have overcome barriers to access higher education, evidence of how you have come to understand the barriers faced by others, evidence of your academic service to advance equitable access to higher education for women, racial minorities, and individuals from other groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education, evidence of your research focusing on underserved populations or related issues of inequality, or evidence of your leadership among such groups. Please note that the Personal History Statement should not duplicate the Statement of Purpose.

Essay should be a maximum of 1-2 pages, double-spaced.
Domestic Fellowship REQUIRED
International Fellowship OPTIONAL
Degree-Specific Page(s)


This will appear as ONE of the following: 
D.Eng Information, M.Eng Information, Masters of Science Information, MS/PhD Application Information, PhD Application Information, or Concurrent Program Information.

Major Field and Focus Area OPTIONAL
Recommender Information REQUIRED
Grade Point Average (GPA) REQUIRED - International applicants are required to convert to 4.0 scale.
Courses Planned or In Progress OPTIONAL
Self Reported Exam Scores OPTIONAL
Professional Experience OPTIONAL
Honors and Awards OPTIONAL
Publication and Presentations OPTIONAL
Financial Support REQUIRED
Faculty Preference NOT REQUIRED
Survey Questions OPTIONAL
Submit Application REQUIRED

Questions? Please email the IEOR Student Services.