Tuition & Fees

$14,184

$43,176

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
39%
600-699
44%
500-599
15%
400-499
2%
700-800
48%
600-699
32%
500-599
18%
400-499
2%
700-800
55%
600-699
28%
500-599
13%
400-499
4%
30-36
71%
24-29
18%
18-23
9%
12-17
2%
30-36
62%
24-29
30%
18-23
7%
12-17
1%
30-36
70%
24-29
21%
18-23
8%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Extremely Selective

17%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,552
Declined + 70,505
Total Received 85,057
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Public

30,324

undergraduate students

11,320

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 4833
ACT 0444

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 41,644
Established in 1868
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEHSA (Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  AOA (American Optometric Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  SAF (Society of American Foresters)
•  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Berkeley, CA

1,232-acre campus in Berkeley (population: 121,240); 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.

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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
39%
600-699
44%
500-599
15%
400-499
2%
700-800
48%
600-699
32%
500-599
18%
400-499
2%
700-800
55%
600-699
28%
500-599
13%
400-499
4%
30-36
71%
24-29
18%
18-23
9%
12-17
2%
30-36
62%
24-29
30%
18-23
7%
12-17
1%
30-36
70%
24-29
21%
18-23
8%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
($80 for international applicants)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 30
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required

Extremely Selective

17%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,552
Declined + 70,505
Total Received 85,057

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Recommendations
State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Amy Jarich
Director of Admissions
P: 510 642-3175
F: 510 642-7333
admissions@berkeley.edu

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,048

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,442
Room & board $16,160
Additional fees $2,742
Books & supplies $850
Total $31,194
Average Financial Aid - $24,048
Total with Avg. Aid $7,146
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
March 2

State aid form
March 2

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Cruz Grimaldo
Director of Financial Aid
ma_cruz@berkeley.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
gymnastics
lacrosse
rugby
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
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 Directors

H. Michael Williams (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Jennifer Simon-O'neill (women's)
Senior Associate Athletics Director/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Pacific-12 Conference
Mascot
Golden Bears (Oski)
School colors
blue and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African-American Studies
Agricultural/Environmental Chemistry
Agricultural/Resource Economics
American Studies
Ancient Egyptian/Near Eastern Art/Archaeology
Ancient History/Mediterranean Archaeology
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics
Applied Science/Technology
Architecture
Architecture/City/Regional Planning
Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Art
Art History
Art Practices
Asian American/Asian Diaspora Studies
Asian Studies
Asian Studies/China
Asian Studies/Japan
Asian Studies/Multiarea
Astrophysics
Atmospheric Science
Berkeley-Columbia Executive M.B.A.
Bioengineering
Bioengineering/Materials Science/Engineering
Biophysics
Biostatistics
Buddhist Studies
Business Administration
Business Administration/Asian Studies
Business Administration/Law
Business Administration/Public Health
Celtic Studies
Chemical Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering/Materials Science/Engineering
Chemical Engineering/Nuclear Engineering
Chemistry
Chicano/Latino Studies
Chinese Language
City/Environmental Engineering
City/Regional Planning
City/Regional Planning/Landscape Architecture
City/Regional Planning/Law
City/Regional Planning/Public Health
Civil Engineering
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Classical Archaeology
Classical Civilizations
Classical Languages
Classics
Cognitive Science
Comparative Biochemistry
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Conservation Resource Studies
Czech/Polish/Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian Languages/Literature
Dance/Performance
Demography
Design
Development Studies
Dutch Studies
Earth/Planetary Science
Earth/Planetary Sciences
East Asian Religion/Thought/Culture
Economics
Ecosystem Management/Forestry
Education
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering/Computer Science
Electrical Engineering/Computer Sciences
Electrical Engineering/Computer Sciences/Materials Science/Engineering
Electrical Engineering/Computer Sciences/Nuclear Engineering
Endocrinology
Energy Engineering
Energy/Resources
Engineering Mathematics/Statistics
Engineering Physics
Engineering/Public Policy
English
Environmental Earth Science
Environmental Economics/Policy
Environmental Engineering Science
Environmental Health Sciences
Environmental Science/Policy/Management
Epidemiology
Ethnic Studies
Evening/Weekend M.B.A. Program
Film
Financial Engineering
Folklore
Forestry
Forestry/Natural Resources
French
Gender/Women's Studies
Genetics/Plant Biology
Geography
Geology
Geophysics
German
Global Studies
Greek
Health Services/Policy Analysis
Health/Medical Sciences
Hispanic Languages/Linguistics/Bilingualism
Hispanic Languages/Literature
Hispanic Languages/Literatures
History
History of Art
Industrial Engineering/Operations Research
Infectious Diseases/Immunity
Information Management Systems
Information Management/Systems
Information/Cybersecurity
Integrative Biology
Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Area Studies
Italian Studies
Japanese Language
Japanese Languages
Jewish Studies
Journalism
Journalism/Asian Studies
Journalism/Latin American Studies
Journalism/Law
Jurisprudence/Social Policy
Landscape Architecture
Landscape Architecture/Environmental Planning
Latin
Latin American Languages/Literatures/Cultures
Latin American Studies
Law
Law/Asian Studies
Law/Economics
Law/Public Policy
Law/Social Welfare
Legal Studies
Linguistics
Logic/Methodology in Science
Marine Science
Materials Science Engineering
Materials Science/Engineering
Materials Science/Engineering/Mechanical Engineering
Materials Science/Engineering/Nuclear Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Nuclear Engineering
Media Studies
Medical Anthropology
Medieval Studies
Microbial Biology
Microbiology
Middle Eastern Studies
Molecular Environmental Biology
Molecular Toxicology
Molecular/Biochemical Nutrition
Molecular/Cell Biology
Molecular/Cell Biology/Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Molecular/Cell Biology/Cell/Developmental Biology
Molecular/Cell Biology/Genetics/Genomics/Development
Molecular/Cell Biology/Immunology/Pathogenesis
Molecular/Cell Biology/Neurobiology
Music
Native American Studies
Near Eastern Civilizations
Near Eastern Languages/Literatures
Near Eastern Religions
Near Eastern Studies
Neuroscience
Nuclear Engineering
Nutritional Sciences/Toxicology
Ocean Engineering
Operations Research/Management Science
Optometry
Peace/Conflict Studies
Performance Studies
Philosophy
Physics
Planetary Science
Plant Biology
Political Economy
Political Science
Portuguese Language/Literatures/Cultures
Pre-Law
Pre-Med/Pre-Health
Psychology
Public Health
Public Health/Medicine
Public Health/Public Policy
Public Policy
Range Management
Religious Studies
Rhetoric
Romance Languages/Literatures
Scandinavian
Scandinavian Languages/Literatures
Science/Mathematics Education
Slavic Languages/Literature
Social Welfare
Society/Environment
Sociology
Sociology/Demography
South/Southeast Asian Studies
Spanish Language/Literature/Culture
Special Education
Statistics
Structural Engineering
Sustainable Environmental Design
Theatre/Performance Studies
Transportation Engineering
Urban Design
Urban Studies
Vision Science
Wood Science/Technology
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Programs Offered

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

41,644

total students

84%

in-state

16%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

73%

30,324
students

Female
53%
15,966

Male
47%
14,358

27%

11,320
students

Female
46%
5,234

Male
54%
6,086

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

29,105
students

Female
53%
15,335

Male
47%
13,770

5%

1,219
students

Female
52%
631

Male
48%
588

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Student Break-down

12%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
35%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
26%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

23%

Transfer applicants accepted

61%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

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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