Welcome to Data Science at UC Berkeley!

Admission to Data Science major is handled by the UC Berkeley Admissions office. For questions related to eligibility or likelihood of admission, contact UC Berkeley Admissions.

We’re excited to tell you about our program and help you navigate the major. Please explore the events and resources on this page to learn more about Data Science at Cal!

Explore Data Science


Information about the Major

View the major requirements on our website and in the Berkeley Academic Guide

View 2-year and 4-year sample plans of study

Connect with a Data Science Peer Advisor

Students admitted into CDSS in Fall 2024 or later will be automatically enrolled in their selected major. If you did not select Data Science on your admissions applications, learn about our comprehensive review application process


Data Science Opportunities

Explore academic enrichment opportunities to make the most of your time as a Data Science student

Check out Data Science classes (most lower-division, and some upper-division, are open to any major)


Information for Prospective Transfer Students

Get support in navigating the transfer process to UC Berkeley Data Science

Connect with a Data Science Transfer Mentor

Upcoming Events

Golden Bear Welcome

Saturday, May 4, 2024

We welcome all admitted transfer students to join us at Golden Bear Welcome! Please check your MAP@Berkeley admissions portal for details.

Data Science Advisors and Transfer Mentors will be available to answer all of your questions about the Data Science program and transferring to Cal.