UC Berkeley Preparation Program

The UC Berkeley Preparation Program at UBridge@COM is designed to support academically gifted students in transferring to this excellent university.


Students study for two years and then apply to transfer with third-year status, fully prepared to succeed in a challenging academic environment.

COM Highlights

  • Best average admissions rate to UC Berkeley in America*
    • 35% of students were accepted in Fall 2019**
  • 29 professors are graduates of UC Berkeley***
  • UBridge students can attend Berkeley courses in their second year
  • 30 minutes to UC Berkeley campus
  • Regular visits from UC Berkeley admissions staff

Key information

  • Two-year credit transfer program
  • Transfer to third year of UC Berkeley, or another elite university
  • CollegeCare® for UC Berkeley
  • Priority admission to UC Berkeley
  • Stats show that average two-year college GPA for admitted students is 3.7/4.0, plus a minimum TOEFL of 80

CollegeCare® for UC Berkeley

In addition to all the regular benefits of CollegeCare®, UBridge offers our students the individual advice and guidance that you’ll need to transfer to UC Berkeley, or another elite university.


  • Elite university mentor
  • Transfer assistance
  • Life at UC Berkeley talks
  • Application assistance
  • Applicant molding
  • Help arranging additional tests
  • Parent updates every 2 weeks, formal reports 2x per semester

*5-year average, UC Infocenter – **UC Infocenter – ***College of Marin Annual Catalog