Admissions Information

The application fee is $70 for applying undergraduate school and $105 for graduate school at University of California-Berkeley. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$105
Admission Informationadmissions.berkeley.edu/
Online Applicationadmission.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply-now.html
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2020-21, the acceptance rate is 17.48% and the yield is 39.75%. 42,794 men and 45,268 women applied to UC Berkeley and 6,574 men and 8,816 women students were accepted. Among them, 2,852 men and 3,265 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2020). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants88,06242,79445,268
Admitted15,3906,5748,816
Enrolled6,1172,8523,265
Acceptance Rate 17.48%15.36%19.48%
Yield 39.75%43.38%37.03%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2020-2021, 5,032 students (82% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 2,482 students (41%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 740 and the 25th percentile is 650. The SAT Math score is 790 (75th) and 660 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 35 (75th percentile) and 30 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing650740
SAT Math660790
ACT Composite3035
ACT Math2734
ACT English2735
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of California-Berkeley are very competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,255, ACT: 77 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply University of California-Berkeley.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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UC Berkeley Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsConsidered but not Required
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Considered but not Required



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