Top public university

Fourth best globally in U.S. News rankings

Photo by Elena Zhukova
“Berkeley reimagines the world; it continuously raises the bar of the possible for humanity.”
Carol Christ, Chancellor

1896

The Cal alma mater

The Cal alma mater is written and composed by Clinton R. “Brick” Morse, class of 1896.

Hail to California

Hail to California,
Alma mater dear.
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