Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
91% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for University of California Berkeley
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 71% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 88% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 90% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from University of California Berkeley. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. University of California Berkeley is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.

Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$74,700 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending University of California Berkeley
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $53,300 per year
after 7 years $57,600 per year
after 8 years $64,600 per year
after 9 years $72,600 per year
after 10 years $74,700 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former University of California Berkeley students who are working and no longer in school is $74,700, which is 118% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
$14,200
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans
26%

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$146 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
79% vs. 47% national average

If you are having trouble affording your UC Berkeley student loan debt, explore your options.

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