15%

Acceptance Rate

$18,735

Avg.Financial Aid

001312

FAFSA Code

University of California, Berkeley (UCB)

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Public

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • Level

    4 Years

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

    Not applicable

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

    WASC

  • Website

    https://www.berkeley.edu/
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    42,501

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

    Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Fax:

N/A

Address

200 California Hall

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.

    30th Nov

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

    15%

  • SAT Range

    1320 - 1530

  • SAT/ACT

    Required

  • ACT Range

    31 - 35

  • High School GPA

    Required

  • Application Fee

    $70

  • 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

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $38,066

  • 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.

NA

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

Most Popular 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

  • 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 / Part-time

96% / 4%

Students Gender

Male

47%

US National: 44%

Female

53%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

25%

Unknown

4%

Black

2%

Hispanic

15%

Two or more races

6%

Non Resident alien

13%

Asian

35%

American Indian/Alaska native

0%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

0%

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 Security

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.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

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.

$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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