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The University of California, Berkeley, also known simply as "Berkeley", is a public research university in Berkeley, California, in northern Alameda County near the eastern shore of the San Francisco Bay. With an acceptance rate of 16%, it is ranked as the sixth top public university in the United States.[1]

Alumni at Apple[]

As of 2014, Berkeley had the third most number of alumni working at Apple Inc.[2]

Current and former alumni[]

Other history[]

Students at Berkeley are also known for ending up in leadership roles at major tech companies. The Berkeley Macintosh Users Group (BMUG) was founded on campus in 1984 and at one point became the largest Macintosh user group in the world.[4]


  1. University of California - Berkeley, Niche. Accessed 2021-07-11.
  2. The 20 Schools With The Most Grads At Apple — And Harvard And Yale Didn't Make The List by Drake Baer, Business Insider. 2014-10-03.
  3. Silicon Valley’s Merry Prankster Put His Degree on Hold and Reshaped the World by Don Zilber, Cal Alumni Association. Spring 2015.
  4. User Group Stands by Its Mac by Matt Richtel, The New York Times. 1998-05-30.

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