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University of California Berkeley

Berkeley, California

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Overview

Student Population
42,501
University of California Berkeley overview
Location Berkeley, California
Online berkeley.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
University of California Berkeley overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Berkeley, California, University of California Berkeley is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 89,607 prospective students applied, and 13,301 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 6,012 enrolled in the school.  39,393 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,108 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $11,442 plus fees of $2,742. UC Berkeley is ranked 64 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

9/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
10/10
Outcomes

UC Berkeley is rated within the top 15% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 9 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Getting In

Admission Standards
Exceptional
University of California Berkeley overview
SAT 1320/1530
ACT 31/35
GPA 3.86
Applications Accepted
14.8% 
University of California Berkeley overview
Applications Due Nov 30, 2020
Applicant Competition Very High

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Annual Cost to Attend

California Resident Tuition
$11,442
In State Costs for University of California Berkeley
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$849
Other Fees$2,742
Room and Board $18,222
Budget for Other Expenses$4,811
Total One Year Cost$38,066
Out of State Resident Tuition
$40,434
Out of State Costs for University of California Berkeley
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$849
Other Fees$2,742
Room and Board $18,222
Budget for Other Expenses$4,811
Total One Year Cost$67,058

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$74,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
90% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of California Berkeley students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 20%
Biology 13%
Engineering 10%
English and Literature 5%
Natural Resources Conservation 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110635 IPEDS survey data for University of California Berkeley.