UC Berkeley Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

University of California-Berkeley is ranked 18th in National Universities, 18th in World Universities, and 6th in California Colleges.
Next statements evaluate University of California-Berkeley by comparing key academic facts to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.
  • It has very expensive tuition & fees of $44,066.
  • The acceptance rate (16%) is much lower (extremely difficult to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,430 SAT, 33 ACT) is extremely competitive scores.
  • It has very large number of students of 42,501.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (297 programs).
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National Universities
#18 in National Universities
World Universities
#18 in World Universities
California Colleges
#6 in California Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of UC Berkeley are $44,066 (out-of-state rate) and it is very expensive compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Berkeley $44,066

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 4-Years Colleges $18,895

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California $20,072

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of UC Berkeley are $29,347 (out-of-state rate) and it is relatively expensive compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Berkeley $29,347

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Public, 4-Years Colleges $20,343

4-Years Colleges $18,848

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California $21,760

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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of UC Berkeley is 16% and it is much lower (extremely difficult to get in) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Berkeley 16%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 72%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 58%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of UC Berkeley is 45% and the yield is much higher (highly eager to enroll) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Berkeley 45%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 32%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 20%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at UC Berkeley is 1,430 and it is extremely competitive scores compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Berkeley 1,430

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Public, 4-Years Colleges 1,112

4-Years Colleges 1,124

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 1,167

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at UC Berkeley is 33 and it is lower compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Berkeley 33

All U.S. Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges 67

4-Years Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 70

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at UC Berkeley is 93% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Berkeley 93%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 48%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 54%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at UC Berkeley is 97% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Berkeley 97%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 85%

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Student Population

The total student population at UC Berkeley is 42,501 and its population very large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Berkeley 42,501

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 4-Years Colleges 11,396

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 20,004

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at UC Berkeley is $18,993 which is 43.10% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Berkeley $18,993

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 4-Years Colleges $7,301

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California $9,399

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at UC Berkeley is 20 to 1 and the ratio is lower (small size classes) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Berkeley 20 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 24 to 1

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Number of Programs

UC Berkeley offers 297 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Berkeley 297

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 4-Years Colleges 108

4-Years Colleges 58

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 120

Number of Online Programs

UC Berkeley offers 3 online programs and it means limited online classes compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

University of California-Berkeley 3

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17

4-Years Colleges 15

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 7

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