Five Year BS/BM Program

Application Deadline: Fri., December 1, 2017, 8:59 PM PST


The Online Application

Please note that this year there will be a separate application for the 5th Year Program.


Copy of Unofficial Transcript(s)

Please upload PDF copies of your unofficial transcript(s) onto the Online Application. Unofficial transcripts can be found on CalCentral. Please note that transfer students will need to upload community college transcripts as well as their UC Berkeley record.


Three (3) Letters of Recommendation

Letter can come from faculty or industrial supervisor, who knows you well and has seen evidence that you can benefit significantly from a program of this kind. Your letters are due Friday, December 1, 2017,  8:59 PM PST.


Applications with incomplete documents will be automatically rejected.


For Berkeley students admitted to the 5-year program, the normal departmental requirement of the GRE is waived when applying for the Masters program.


Students selected for the program are required to meet all of the normal requirements for applying for an M.S. degree during their senior year, with the understanding that as long as they maintain good performance in their courses, their admission recommendation to the Graduate Division is pro forma. For details regarding Graduate Division's requirements, please see


Draft Course of Study Plan

Please complete the Draft Course of Study Plan and upload it into your online application.
Writable MS Word Template

Non-Writable PDF Version