|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||18:1|
|Dormitory capacity||8,516 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
University of California-Berkeley is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 82,561 applications and only 13,975 students were granted admission. University of California-Berkeley is at the #15 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 56% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 78% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1270 to 1540|
|ACT||31 to 34|
University of California-Berkeley charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $37,902 and in-state students paid $11,220.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 63% of University of California-Berkeley's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 23% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,753 (which is 7.2% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of California-Berkeley in 2016-2017, was 1,327, which is 24% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,995 (which is 5.8% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, University of California-Berkeley has enrolled a total of 40,154 students (37,321 students full-time and 2,833 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 40,154 students, 2,468 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 50% men and 50% women and 29,310 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 10,844 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 503 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 16%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
Two or more races: 4%
Black/African American: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of California-Berkeley.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||27%||2,629|
|Legal Professions And Studies||7%||683|
|Architecture And Related Services||7%||665|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||4%||336||243|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||3%||328|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||3%||278|
|Mathematics And Statistics||3%||276|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of California-Berkeley full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of University of California-Berkeley graduates 6 years after enrollment is $46,000. Last year, out of the total 5,851 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 5,090 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 5,910 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 5,142 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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