30,574
Students
Financial aid thermometer
24,048
Avg. Financial Aid
17
17%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
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Overview

University of California, Berkeley is a University institution located in Berkeley, CA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Berkeley, CA  94720
United States
Contact Phone: 510-642-6000

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
American Indian/Native American Studies Checkmark
American Studies Checkmark
Asian American Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies (Southeast) Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
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Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Geological/geophysical Engineering Checkmark
Manufacturing Engineering Checkmark
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Nuclear Engineering Checkmark
Operations Research Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Checkmark
Celtic Languages Checkmark
Chinese Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
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French Checkmark
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Italian Checkmark
Japanese Checkmark
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Scandinavian Languages Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean And Near Eastern Studies And Archaeology Checkmark
Cognitive Science Checkmark
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Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Forest/forest Resources Management Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

85,057
Applied
14,552
Accepted
30,574
Enrolled
17%

Applying

70
Application Fee
3.91
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen November 30th March 31st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer November 30th April 30th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 650 750
SAT Math 650 780
ACT Composite 29 34

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

11,442
In-state
40,434
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,742
Full-time student fees
16,160
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes

Financial Aid

24,048
Avg. Financial Aid Package
24,668
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
6,866
Avg. Loan Aid
8,628
Avg. Grant Aid
20,900
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
81%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
25%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

30,574
Total undergrad students
12%
International Students
16%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.47%
Black or African American 1.75%
White or Caucasian 25.73%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 34.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 5.78%
Other 4.22%

Gender

Male (46.96%)
Female (52.22%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Not Reported
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 25%

Student Activities

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Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
Office of Emergency Preparedness

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Checkmark No
Golf No Checkmark No
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf No Checkmark No
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rugby No No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo No Checkmark No

Faculty

2,340
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,608
Part-time - 732
Male - 1,463
Female - 877