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University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

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Overview

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

Location & Contact

Address 110 Sproul Hall #5800
Berkeley, CA  94720
United States
Contact Phone: 510-642-6000

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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/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
Asian-american Studies Checkmark
Ethnic Studies Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other Checkmark
Hispanic-american, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-american/chicano Studies Checkmark
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Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
Southeast Asian Studies Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Microbiology, General Checkmark
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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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Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
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Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
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Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Language And Literature Checkmark
Celtic Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Checkmark
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Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
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Dutch/flemish Language And Literature Checkmark
East Asian Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
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French Language And Literature Checkmark
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Hispanic And Latin American Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
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Slavic Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General 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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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 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, General Checkmark
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
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Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Environmental/natural Resources Management And Policy, General Checkmark
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Forestry, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation, Other Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology, General Checkmark
Chemistry, General Checkmark
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Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Geophysics And Seismology Checkmark
Materials Science Checkmark
Oceanography, Chemical And Physical Checkmark
Physical Sciences, General Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Research And Experimental Psychology, Other Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
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Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
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Sociology, General Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

87,398
Applied
14,676
Accepted
31,780
Enrolled
17%
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Female Admissions

43,381
Females Applied
8,209
Females Accepted
19%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

41,471
Males Applied
5,967
Males Accepted
14%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

70
Application Fee
3.89
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 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 640 740
SAT Math 670 790
ACT Composite 28 34

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

11,442
In-state
41,196
Out-of-state
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Fees

3,073
Full-time student fees
19,620
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

26,153
Avg. Financial Aid Package
28,230
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,231
Avg. Loan Aid
8,717
Avg. Grant Aid
22,420
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
83%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
30%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

31,780
Total Undergrad students
13%
International Students
16%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.09%
Black or African American 1.91%
White or Caucasian 23.96%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%
Asian 35.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.17%
Two or more races 5.86%
Other 3.66%

Gender

Male (45.75%)
Female (53.46%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Not Reported
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 27%

Student Activities

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Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

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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

2,525
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,629
Part-time - 896
Male - 1,525
Female - 1,000
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