Applications Due Dec 4

Applications for Fall 2018 should be submitted to OptomCAS by 8:59pm PST the evening of the December 4, 2017. All required items, such as transcripts, letters of recommendation, test scores, essay questions, and the supplemental fee must be submitted by the deadline. Good luck everyone!

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Welcome to Berkeley Video

Berkeley is a place where the brightest minds from across the globe come together to explore, ask questions, and improve the world. It is a place where distinguished faculty gather to educate, challenge, mentor and inspire tomorrow’s leaders.

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Why Berkeley?

Berkeley is the no. 1 public university in the world. Our students and faculty come from many places and backgrounds; together we create a vibrant and dynamic community that seeks to create a better world. Join us!

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Get Clinical Experience

Our students examine 2,500 patients by the time they graduate. That’s more than any other OD program. To get you ready for your first patient, we provide over 400 hours of preclinical training during your first two years.

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Student Testimonials

Facts and figures only tell part of the story. Hear what our students have to say about their experience at Berkeley Optometry. We asked them about their classes, seeing patients, and life in Berkeley.

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Vision Science

Vision is one of our most valuable senses. At Berkeley Optometry, world-renowned Vision Science faculty are exploring a rich array of research questions relating to how we see and why vision fails. The answers have the potential to change lives.

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New Vision Science Research

Naturally occurring molecules have the potential to halt the progression of glaucoma. Photo: G. Shaw
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Externship At Stanford Department of Ophthalmology

For fourth-year students at Berkeley Optometry
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Berkeley Optometry faculty are among a group of researchers collaborating to build the next-gen MRI brain scanner.

Recruitment Events

Our admissions team is coming to meet you! Please click here for dates and locations near you.
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National Board Results

The Class of 2018 rocked the boards (part I), continuing a Berkeley tradition.
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Skit Night Videos

We work hard here, but we have fun too! Take a look at the videos from our annual Skit Night.
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