University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$14,253

$44,007

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
54%
600-699
35%
500-599
10%
400-499
1%
700-800
68%
600-699
19%
500-599
11%
400-499
2%
30-36
69%
24-29
19%
18-23
10%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Extremely Selective

16%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,676
Declined 72,722
Total Received 87,398
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Public

31,780

undergraduate students

11,915

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 43,695
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.

  • Metropolitan area: San Francisco
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Oakland International

University of California, Berkeley
2200 University Drive
Berkeley
94720

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
27%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Fun Facts

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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • Office of Emergency Preparedness

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
54%
600-699
35%
500-599
10%
400-499
1%
700-800
68%
600-699
19%
500-599
11%
400-499
2%
30-36
69%
24-29
19%
18-23
10%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $70
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.89

Extremely Selective

16%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,676
Declined 72,722
Total Received 87,398

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

first generation
recommendation(s)
state residency

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
talent/ability

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Rugby
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Water polo

Intramural Sports Men

Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African-American/Black Studies
American Indian/Native American Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics, General
Architecture
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Asian Studies/Civilization
Asian-American Studies
Astrophysics
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Botany/Plant Biology
Business Administration and Management, General
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Celtic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Chinese Language and Literature
Civil Engineering, General
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Cognitive Science
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Dutch/Flemish Language and Literature
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering Science
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
Forestry, General
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geological/Geophysical Engineering
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
History, General
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Landscape Architecture
Latin American Studies
Latin Language and Literature
Legal Studies, General
Linguistics
Manufacturing Engineering
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Materials Science
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Microbiology, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Nuclear Engineering
Nutrition Sciences
Operations Research
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Rhetoric and Composition
Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Social Sciences, Other
Social Work
Sociology
Southeast Asian Studies
Spanish Language and Literature
Statistics, General
Toxicology
Urban Studies/Affairs
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

43,695

total students

84%

in-state

16%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

73%

31,780
students

Female
53%
16,871

Male
46%
14,490

27%

11,915
students

Female
42%
4,979

Male
50%
5,952

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

29,904
students

Female
54%
16,078

Male
46%
13,826

5%

1,457
students

Female
55%
793

Male
45%
664

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 97%
Student 4 year graduation rate 76%
Student 5 year graduation rate 14%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

12%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian 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

2,554

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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