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University of California, Berkeley

  • Berkeley, CA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • Not Reported
    student ratio
  • 25,951
    total students
  • $11,220 | $34,098
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • November 30
    fall application deadline
  • 17%
    acceptance rate
  • Not Reported
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
  • Not
    Reported

    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • Not
    Reported

    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Natural Resources/Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Natural Resources Management and Policy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Forestry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Forest/Forest Resources Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Architecture
    • Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Landscape Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Asian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Asian Studies (Southeast)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • African American/Black Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • American Indian/Native American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Asian-American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Civil Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Nuclear Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Manufacturing Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Operations Research
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geological/Geophysical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Linguistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Comparative Literature
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chinese
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Japanese
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Slavic Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Scandinavian Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dutch/Flemish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Italian
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Classics and Classical Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ancient/Classical Greek
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Celtic Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Foreign Languages Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Legal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Rhetoric and Composition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Botany/Plant Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Cell and Molecular Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Microbiology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Toxicology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Applied Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Statistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Nutrition Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Cognitive Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Astrophysics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Materials Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Urban Studies/Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Sciences Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Dance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Public Health Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

17% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied67,717
    • Accepted11,965
    • Acceptance Rate17%
    • Enrolled25,951
    • Female Applicants33,259
    • Females Accepted6,277
    • Female Acceptance Rate18%
    • Male Applicants33,535
    • Males Accepted5,551
    • Male Acceptance Rate16%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.86
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen November 30th March 31st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer November 30th April 30th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 600 730
    • SAT Math 650 770
    • SAT Writing 620 740
    • ACT Composite 27 33
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$11,220
    • Out-of-state tuition *$34,098
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,644.00
    • Room and board *$15,180.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students25,951
    • Male Student PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Student PercentageNot Reported
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/LatinoNot Reported
    • Black or African AmericanNot Reported
    • White or CaucasianNot Reported
    • American Indian or Alaska NativeNot Reported
    • AsianNot Reported
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more racesNot Reported
    • UnknownNot Reported
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students14% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing, Cooperative housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 26%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Yes
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Not Reported
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Office of Emergency Preparedness

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division X No
    • Basketball Yes Division X No
    • Crew No Division X No
    • Cross-country running No Division X No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Football No Division X No
    • Golf No Division X No
    • Gymnastics No Division X No
    • Lacrosse No Division X No
    • Rugby No Division X No
    • Soccer Yes Division X No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming No Division X No
    • Tennis Yes Division X No
    • Track No Division X No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo No Division X No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division X No
    • Crew No Division X No
    • Cross-country running No Division X No
    • Field hockey No Division X No
    • Football No No No
    • Golf No Division X No
    • Gymnastics No Division X No
    • Lacrosse No Division X No
    • Rugby No No No
    • Soccer Yes Division X No
    • Softball Yes Division X No
    • Swimming No Division X No
    • Tennis Yes Division X No
    • Track No Division X No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division X No
    • Water polo No Division X No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female PercentageNot Reported
    • Male PercentageNot Reported
    • Student:Faculty RatioNot Reported

Location & Contact


Berkeley, CA 94720-1500
United States



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