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The Berkeley MBA Advantage for Veterans

At Berkeley Haas, we value the leadership skills and sense of stewardship that veterans bring and we are committed to growing our veteran community. Berkeley MBA student veterans often say they are attracted to Haas for its values.

As a vet, you’ll find a lot of reasons to choose Berkeley Haas:

Defining Leadership Principles that Resonate

Part of what attracts veterans to Berkeley Haas are our Defining Leadership Principles, clearly articulated values that you will find are shared by your fellow students. 

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

Apply for Free, and Get Funding for Up to 100 Percent of Fees

U.S. Military service members (active duty and veterans) may be eligible to waive the $200 application fee. Complete your application but do not yet pay the fee. Instead, please complete our Application Fee Waiver Request form. We will process your request and get back to you within 2 business days with eligibility confirmation and next steps.

As part of the public University of California system, The Berkeley MBA Program is one of the few top ranked MBA programs able to benefit from the expanded Post 9/11 Benefits signed into law in January 2011.

Depending on length of qualifying service, veterans can obtain:

  • Funding for up to 100% of fees
  • A monthly housing allowance (determined by the VA office and affected by unit load)
  • An annual book stipend up to $1,000
More information about financial aid resources and benefits for veterans is available from our Financial Aid Office.

A Vibrant, Thriving Veterans Community

You can join our active Haas Veterans Club as well as the Cal Veterans Group.


Hear Directly from Student Veterans

Stories and Videos

On Veterans at Berkeley Haas

Play Video: Dean Rich Lyons: What Veterans Bring to Berkeley Haas