University of California-Berkeley

  • extremely difficult to get in

    Last year, the acceptance ratio at University of California-Berkeley is 16.93% - 82,561 students applied to and 13,975 got chances for admitting to the school.

  • average in nation

    The admission yield rate at University of California-Berkeley is 44.24% last year - total 6,182 students were enrolled among 13,975 admission passes.

  • 82,561 applied, 13,975 admitted, 6,182 enrolled

    Last year, 82,561 students applied to University of California-Berkeley and 13,975 got chances for admitting to the school. Among them, 6,182 were enrolled.

  • competitive scores

    4,845 students (78% of enrolled) have submitted SAT scores and its average score is 1,405 and 3,466 students (56% of enrolled) have submitted ACT scores and its average score is 98.

16.93% Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at University of California-Berkeley is 16.9269% last year. Based on comparison of acceptance rate between similar schools and all colleges, University of California-Berkeley is evaluated as extremely difficult to get in.

Last year, 82,561 students applied to, and 13,975 got chances for admitting to the school. Below table illustrates and compare acceptance rate and admission stats between similar colleges.

44.24% Admission Yield Rate

The admission yield rate at University of California-Berkeley is 43.86% last year. Based on comparison of admission yield rate, University of California-Berkeley is evaluated as average in nation.

Last year, 13,975 students admitted to, and 6,130 students enrolled into the school. Below table illustrates and compare admission yield rate and admission stats between similar colleges.

82,561 applied, 13,975 admitted, 6,182 enrolled

Last year, 82,561 students applied to University of California-Berkeley and 13,975 got chances for admitting to the school. Among them, 6,182 were enrolled.Next chart shows admission statistics in detail level for University of California-Berkeley.

Submitted Admission Test Scores

1,270 - 1,540 SAT Score Average

At University of California-Berkeley, 4,845 students submitted SAT scores (78% of enrolled students). The average SAT score is about 1,405 and it is well above than average for California Public 4 years (or high) schools and all U.S. colleges.

What is SAT?
What is SAT
Previously known as the Scholastic Aptitude Test, this is an examination administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and used to predict the facility with which an individual will progress in learning college-level academic subjects.

91 - 104 ACT Score Average

At University of California-Berkeley, 3,466 students submitted ACT score (56% of enrolled students). The average ACT score is about 98 and it is well above than average for California Public 4 years (or high) schools and all U.S. colleges.

What is ACT?
What is ACT
ACT, previously known as the American College Testing program, measures educational development and readiness to pursue college-level coursework in English, mathematics, natural science, and social studies. Student performance does not reflect innate ability and is influenced by a student's educational preparedness.

Admission Requirements

Secondary school GPARequired 1,772 colleges require or recommend
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended 1,094 colleges require or recommend
Secondary school recordRequired 1,962 colleges require or recommend
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired 1,469 colleges require or recommend
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended 1,261 colleges require or recommend
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended 501 colleges require or recommend
Admission test scoresRequired 1,557 colleges require or recommend
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended 1,620 colleges require or recommend
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended 328 colleges require or recommend

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Pacific-12 Conference (Pac-12)

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