Berkeley

University Of California, Berkeley (Berkeley) is a semester college located in Berkeley, California. At Berkeley, students can major in a broad variety of subjects ranging from Asian Studies/Civilization to Nutrition Sciences and earn undergraduate as well as post-graduate degrees.

Course Hero
offers
  • Online study resources available anywhere, at any time

  • High-quality Study Documents, expert Tutors and Flashcards

  • Everything you need to learn more effectively and succeed

We are not endorsed by this school

Berkeley
  • 25,885 students
  • 36,137 students
  • 22%
  • Berkeley Website

- Course Hero has verified this tag with the official school catalog

Find your Department

Go up to filters

Admission

Selectivity & Test Scores
22%
39%
92%
38%
1870 - 2230 / 2400
27 - 33 / 36
SAT

The average total SAT score for students admitted to Berkeley for the 2012 academic year was 2050. This combined score can be broken into 710 for math, 660 for critical reading and 680 for writing.

650-770 / 800
600-720 / 800
620-740 / 800
ACT

The average ACT score for students admitted to Berkeley for the 2013-2014 academic year was 30.

27-34 / 36
27-34 / 36
Unknown
Which score should I submit?

At Berkeley, 92% of students submitted an SAT score, but Berkeley accepts both the SAT and ACT.

Admission Requirements
Secondary School Record Secondary School GPA Secondary School Rank Letters of Recommendation Admission Test Score AP Credits
Required Required Not Recommended Not Recommended Required Yes

Tuition & Financial Aid

Total Costs

The total cost for in-state students attending Berkeley, including tuition and room and board, is $26,524. For out-of-state students, that cost increases to $49,402.

Financial Aid

Financial aid options are available to students at Berkeley. In 2013, 62 percent of first-time students attending Berkeley received some form of financial aid - student loans, grants or scholarships

62%
29%
53%
Financial Aid for Full-Time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 2,756 62% - -
Grant Aid 2,360 53% $38,093,732 $16,141
Student Loans 1,294 29% $7,488,466 $5,787
Financial Aid for All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Grant Aid 15,713 61% $245,374,023 $15,616
Student Loans 8,235 32% $47,458,386 $5,763
Net Price
Year Income: < 30K Income: 30K - 48K Income: 48K - 75K Income: 75K - 110K Income: > 110K
2011-2012 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2010-2011 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2009-2010 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Majors & Degrees

Graduation Rate
  • 71%
  • 90%
  • 90%
Majors Offered
  • Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences, Other
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Anthropology, Other
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Asian-American Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Biostatistics
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Buddhist Studies
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Cognitive Science
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Dance, General
  • Demography and Population Studies
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Dutch/Flemish Language and Literature
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Education, Other
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Endocrinology
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering Science
  • Engineering, General
  • Engineering, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Epidemiology
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
  • Forestry, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Geophysics and Seismology
  • German Language and Literature
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International/Global Studies
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Law
  • Legal Professions and Studies, Other
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Linguistics
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology, General
  • Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
  • Operations Research
  • Optometry
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Planetary Astronomy and Science
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Range Science and Management
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Statistics, General
  • Toxicology
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Vision Science/Physiological Optics
  • Women's Studies
Degree Details
Highest Degree Offered Continuing Professional Programs Academic and Career Counseling Services Employment Services for Students Placement Services for Graduates Study Abroad
Doctoral No Yes Yes Yes Yes

Enrollment

:
Student-Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
0.032
MILLION
PER STUDENT
Endowment per FTE Enrollment
Demographics

Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, 2012-2013
Course Hero, Inc. does not independently verify the accuracy of the information presented above.

Back to school listings