University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$14,312

$44,066

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
740
25th
650
75th
790
25th
660
75th
35
25th
27
75th
34
25th
27
75th
35
25th
30
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Extremely Selective

17%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,390
Declined 72,672
Total Received 88,062
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Public

33,208

undergraduate students

12,670

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The University of California at Berkeley, founded in 1868, is a public university. Programs are offered through the colleges and schools of Letters and Science, Natural Resources, Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Design, Optometry, Education, Information, Journalism, Law, Public Health, Public Policy, Social Welfare, and Business. Its 1,232-acre campus is located in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 45,878
Established in 1868
Coeducational Coeducational

1,232-acre campus in Berkeley (population: 122,324); 10 miles from San Francisco. Served by bus and train; major airports serve Oakland and San Francisco. School operates transportation to three nearby universities. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

University of California, Berkeley
2200 University Drive
Berkeley, CA
94720

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
98%
Top 1/4
100%
Top 1/2
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
740
25th
650
75th
790
25th
660
75th
35
25th
27
75th
34
25th
27
75th
35
25th
30

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Other application fee ($80 for international applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (final deadline) November 30
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Recommended

Extremely Selective

17%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,390
Declined 72,672
Total Received 88,062

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record
Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Financial Aid

59%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$19,359

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,442
Room & board $20,530
Additional fees $2,870
Books & supplies $1,091
Total $35,933
Average Financial Aid - $19,359
Total with Avg. Aid $16,574
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 510 642-6442
F: 510 643-5526
fao_ugr@berkeley.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Other sports
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball
Water polo

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, boxing, crew, cycling, fencing, field hockey, gymnastics, handball, ice hockey, in-line skating, lacrosse, racquetball, sailing, soccer, squash, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, ballroom dance, boxing, cycling, fencing, field hockey, gymnastics, handball, ice hockey, in-line skating, lacrosse, lightweight crew, racquetball, rugby, sailing, soccer, skiing, squash, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, kayaking, martial arts, sailing, soccer (indoor/speed), softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wind surfing

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Pacific-12 Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Actuarial Science.
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
African-American/Black Studies.
Agricultural Economics.
Agricultural Engineering.
Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science and Related Fields, Other.
American Indian/Native American Studies.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature.
Anthropology, General.
Anthropology, Other.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Architectural Technology/Technician.
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology.
Architecture.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Asian-American Studies.
Astronomy.
Astrophysics.
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biophysics.
Biostatistics.
Botany/Plant Biology.
Buddhist Studies.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Celtic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Chinese Language and Literature.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Civil Engineering, General.
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean, and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology.
Cognitive Science, General.
Comparative Literature.
Computational Biology.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, Other.
Dance, General.
Demography and Population Studies.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Dutch/Flemish Language and Literature.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Electrical, Electronics, and Communications Engineering, Other.
Endocrinology.
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
Engineering Science.
Engineering, General.
Engineering, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Design/Architecture.
Environmental Health.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental Toxicology.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General.
Epidemiology.
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Financial Mathematics.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Folklore Studies.
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management.
Forest Sciences and Biology.
Forestry, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Geophysics and Seismology.
German Language and Literature.
Health Policy Analysis.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies.
History, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Information Science/Studies.
International/Globalization Studies.
Italian Language and Literature.
Japanese Language and Literature.
Jewish/Judaic Studies.
Journalism.
Landscape Architecture.
Latin American Studies.
Latin Language and Literature.
Law.
Legal Professions and Studies, Other.
Linguistics.
Logic.
Management Science.
Manufacturing Engineering.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Materials Science.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Microbiology, General.
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other.
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other.
Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
Near and Middle Eastern Studies.
Neuroscience.
Nuclear Engineering.
Nutrition Sciences.
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical.
Operations Research.
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.
Philosophy.
Physical Sciences, General.
Physics, General.
Planetary Astronomy and Science.
Political Science and Government, General.
Programs for Foreign Lawyers.
Psychology, General.
Public Health, General.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Range Science and Management.
Real Estate Development.
Religion/Religious Studies, Other.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other.
Rhetoric and Composition.
Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
Social Sciences, Other.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Statistics, General.
Sustainability Studies.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Topology and Foundations.
Toxicology.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Vision Science/Physiological Optics.
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management.
Women's Studies.
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

45,878

total students

75%

in-state

25%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

33,208
students

Female
54%
17,858

Male
46%
15,350

28%

12,670
students

Female
46%
5,829

Male
54%
6,841

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

30,789
students

Female
54%
16,565

Male
46%
14,224

8%

2,419
students

Female
54%
1,293

Male
46%
1,126

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Student Break-down

12%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
35%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
23%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

0%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.40
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: November 30

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

80

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

Not reported

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

Not Reported

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

Not Reported

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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