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Understanding Women in Universities Around the Globe: Perspective from the University of California at Berkeley1
 

Summary: Understanding Women in Universities Around the Globe:
Perspective from the University of California at Berkeley1
Prepared by
Alice M. Agogino, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Mary Ann Mason, Dean of the Graduate Division and Professor of Social Welfare
Angelica Stacy, Associate Vice Provost of Faculty Equity and Professor of Chemistry
Part I University Data
1. Size (Full-time enrollments, Full-time faculty, Annual budgets, Size of endowment, Age of
University)
The University of California (UC) was chartered as a public trust on March 23, 1868. The
Berkeley campus was the first of 10 campuses that now comprise the University of California system.
Berkeley has more than 33,0000 students, approximately one-third of whom are pursuing graduate
degrees. There are approximately 1,700 full time faculty and more than 40 interdisciplinary research
units. UC Berkeley offers approximately 7,000 courses in more than 350 degree programs. It
produces more Ph.D.s annually than any other U.S. university.
Although a public university, only one-third of its annual budget comes from the State of
California. The true cost for Berkeley to educate a student for one year is approximately $23,000 per
year. The University receives much less in tuition and fees from students, which was $7,434 per
student for undergraduates and $8,354 for graduate students for California residents in the 2005-06
academic year. The rest of the funding comes from grants and private donations. The current market

  

Source: Agogino, Alice M. - Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley

 

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