Accounting at Berkeley, Berkeley Charter of Professional Accountancy


Admission to the program is open to anyone interested in pursuing a career in accounting, finance, economics, or consulting. We encourage students from any major and institution to apply.

To apply you will need to:

  • Complete the application
  • Written response
  • Attach your transcript(s)
  • Attach your resume

Your application will be evaluated on the overall strength of your academic record and career goals.


UC Undergraduate Student Graduate or Visiting Student
Introductory BCPA $ 10,995 $ 12,995
Advanced BCPA $ 11,995 $ 13,995

*subject to change

Upon acceptance into the program, a non-refundable deposit of $500 is required to hold your spot in the program.

In some instances, course substitutions may be allowed if students have previously taken BCPA courses. Approved course substitutions will result in a discount of the overall program cost.

Eligible UC Berkeley students may have financial aid applied towards their course fees. To learn more financial aid opportunities contact the UC Berkeley Financial Aid Office.

Additionally, scholarships are available through the Center for Financial Reporting and Management (CFRM).  When you apply to BCPA you are automatically considered for a scholarship from CFRM.

BCPA Application 

The application for Summer 2024 is open:

If you have any questions, contact [email protected].