Berkeley-Haas

About Haas

Facts and Figures


Our mission is to develop leaders who redefine how we do business.

Our culture centers on four Defining Principles:

  • Question the Status Quo
  • Confidence Without Attitude
  • Students Always
  • Beyond Yourself

Haas at a Glance

  • Founded 1898
  • First US business school at a public university
  • Dean Richard K. Lyons
  • 2,200 students
  • 6 degree programs
  • 86 ladder faculty
  • 150 professional faculty
  • 2 Nobel Prizes
  • 1 Chair of the Federal Reserve: Prof. Emeritus Janet Yellen
  • 6 American Academy of Arts & Sciences members

New North Academic Building

  • Opening in early 2017
  • 6 stories, $60 million
  • 100% funded by alumni and friends
  • 100% student-centered space


Academic Programs

Full-time Berkeley MBA Program

  • 500 students, 2-year program
  • 2015-16 applications up 12%
  • 43% women—highest ever
  • #7 U.S. News
  • #7 The Financial Times (globally)
  • #6 The Economist (globally)

Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program

  • 750 students, 2.5- to 3-year program
  • #1 part-time MBA, U.S. News (4th straight year)
  • 23 countries, 68% multilingual
  • 448 companies represented

Berkeley MBA for Executives Program

  • 140 students, 19-month program
  • 25% immersive learning in Silicon Valley & around the globe
  • 12 years median work experience
  • 132 companies represented

Undergraduate Program

  • 700 students, 2-year program
  • #2 U.S. News (4th straight year)
  • #1 for ROI, Payscale.com
  • Record # of applications in 2016
  • 98% yield

Master of Financial Engineering

  • 70 students, 1-year program
    #1 in employment outcomes / #2 overall, QuantNet

PhD Program

  • 74 students
  • Highly competitive program prepares grads to become global thought leaders

 

Alumni Network

39,000 Berkeley-Haas alumni in 94 countries

Executive Education

Center for Executive Education

  • 1,700+ participants from 750 countries
  • 37 open enrollment courses in management, leadership, & innovation
  • 59 custom corporate programs