2022 Acceptance Rate

A total of 112,843 students have applied and 15,798 students have allowed to admit to University of California-Berkeley (Acceptance rate: 14.00%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 43.00 % where 6,793 students have finally enrolled out of 15,798 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, its acceptance rate is slightly lower than average (relatively difficult to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 17.60%).
The yield of the school is higher (more admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) (average yield is 44.40%).
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)

How to Apply to University of California-Berkeley

Online Applicationadmission.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply-now.html
Financial Aidhttps://financialaid.berkeley.edu/contact-us
Net Price Calculatorhttps://financialaid.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/docs/FinancialLiteracy/CalcBalance_LiveFields_final.pdf
Veterans Tuitionveteran.berkeley.edu/
Disability Servicedsp.berkeley.edu/

Admission Statistics Charts

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to University of California-Berkeley. The school requires 3 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
Admission Requirements for Applying to University of California-Berkeley
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsConsidered but not required
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresNeither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended