UC Berkeley inspires

As one of the top public universities in the world, UC Berkeley acts as a catalyst for transformation around the globe. Berkeley Inspire is home to uplifting, powerful stories you need to inspire, and be inspired by, your Berkeley community.

Cal Facts


No. 1 public university in 2022–23 U.S. News & World Report global rankings

Supporting students

61% of all undergraduates receive some form of financial aid

6,000+ students who participated in community service

Faculty honors

467 Hellman Fellows launching new careers

9 assistant professors named 2024 Sloan Research Fellows, the largest cohort from any single university in 2024