15%

Acceptance Rate

$18,735

Avg.Financial Aid

001312

FAFSA Code

About University of California, Berkeley (UCB)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

42,501

Website

www.berkeley.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

200 California Hall

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5106426000
Fax:
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed University of California-Berkeley at the 13rd position on the latest list of top colleges. However, it is to be noted that the rankings are decided based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

30-Nov

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

15%

SAT Range

1320 - 1530

ACT Range

31 - 35

Application Fee

$70

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The admissions process is difficult albeit selective in its approach. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $70, as part of the admission process at UCB. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1330-1530, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at University of California-Berkeley is 33. However, those getting an ACT score less than 31 might also be offered admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 200 California Hall, Berkeley, California 94720, or call (510) 642-6000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$17,862

Average Annual Cost

$11,442

Books And Supplies

$849

Other Fees

$2,742

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$18,222

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,811

Total One Year Cost

$38,066

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to UCB. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $52,191 per year. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

20:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

97%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

74%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$17,224

Faculty Overview

63%

Male Professors

37%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Economics

615 Graduates

Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomica...

571 Graduates

Computer Science

556 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

393 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

389 Graduates

Political Science and Government

366 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

360 Graduates

Psychology, General

350 Graduates

Biology, General

299 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

269 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

265 Graduates

Cognitive Science

260 Graduates

Sociology

246 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

240 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

231 Graduates

Public Health

218 Graduates

Statistics

215 Graduates

Non-Professional General Legal Stud...

173 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

161 Graduates

History

145 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

144 Graduates

Social Work

142 Graduates

Area Studies

125 Graduates

Physics

112 Graduates

Chemistry

111 Graduates

Architecture

106 Graduates

Mathematics

101 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

95 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

95 Graduates

Anthropology

94 Graduates

Civil Engineering

91 Graduates

Nutrition Sciences

90 Graduates

Philosophy

87 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

74 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

72 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

71 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

69 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

69 Graduates

Peace Studies and Conflict Resoluti...

68 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

54 Graduates

Operations Research

51 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

46 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

44 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

40 Graduates

Music

39 Graduates

Astronomy and Astrophysics

36 Graduates

Urban Studies/Affairs

34 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

30 Graduates

Materials Sciences

30 Graduates

Engineering, Other

25 Graduates

Botany/Plant Biology

22 Graduates

Environmental Design

20 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

18 Graduates

Classical and Ancient Studies

17 Graduates

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and...

17 Graduates

Landscape Architecture

17 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

15 Graduates

Engineering Physics

14 Graduates

Engineering Science

13 Graduates

Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Lan...

11 Graduates

Nuclear Engineering

9 Graduates

Dance

8 Graduates

Pharmacology and Toxicology

7 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

7 Graduates

Forestry

6 Graduates

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

6 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

5 Graduates

Agricultural Engineering

4 Graduates

Environmental/Environmental Health...

4 Graduates

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorolog...

3 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

30,853

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

28%

Full-time

96%

Part-time

4%

Students Gender

Male

47%

US National: 44%

Female

53%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

25% White

4% Unknown

2% Black

15% Hispanic

6% Two or more races

13% Non Resident alien

35% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

14%

Out Of State

72%

In State

14%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$77,602 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

26%

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Golden Bears (Oski)

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Pacific-12 Conference

Total Male Athletes

518

Total Female Athletes

395

Intramural Sports

10

Sports Club

41

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Crew-Rowing

Field Hockey

Football

Golf

Gymnastics

Rugby

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Water Polo

Sports Team (Women)

Baseball

Basketball

Crew-Rowing

Field Hockey

Golf

Gymnastics

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Volleyball

Water Polo

Beach Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At UCB, $19,105 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. University of California-Berkeley offers a number of dining and meal plan options for its students. The university has enrolled around 46% male and 54% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$48,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$64,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$11,000

$18,950

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$114 - 197

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

49%

Average Aid Per Year

$18,735

Students Receiving Federal Grants

20%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,444

Students Receiving State Aid

25%

Average Aid Per Year

$11,175

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

48%

Average Aid Per Year

$11,267

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$28,696

$30K - $48K

$26,999

$48K - $75K

$22,989

$75K - $110K

$15,965

> $110K

$5,562

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,436,070

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$28,592,341

The financial aid department of University of California-Berkeley helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at University of California-Berkeley is around $11,063 and the federal grant is $5,417. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $10,993 as well as institutional aid worth $11,063.

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