University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Berkeley


The University of California was founded in 1868, born out of a vision in the State Constitution of a university that would "contribute even more than California's gold to the glory and happiness of advancing generations.''

  • Phone: (510) 642-6000

  • Famous graduates: Steve Wozniak, John Cho, Leroy Chiao

  • Type of University: Public university

  • Year founded: 1868

  • No. of undergraduate students: 25,574

  • International students: 4.70%

  • No. of postgraduate students: 10,125

  • International students: 11.90%

  • Students who received financial aid: 81.40%


Application Statistics

  • Number of undergraduate applications received:67,658

  • No. of undergraduate students accepted:14,101

  • Undergraduate acceptance rate:

  • 20.80%

  • Number of postgraduate applications received:40,081

  • No. of postgraduate students accepted:10,125

  • Postgraduate Acceptance rate:

  • 25.26%

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Standardized Test Requirements


% of freshman submitting SAT scores: 85%
% of freshman submitting ACT scores: 43%

SAT Percentiles

Sat scores

Cost of attendance

Tuition and fees$35,850
Room and board$15,438
Books and supplies$1,230
Personal Expenses$4,188

Application Fee

Availability of Exchange program:Yes

Employment Rate(within one year)



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