UC Berkeley Admissions

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
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 16.00% and yield is 45.00%. 42,497 men and 44,900 women applied to UC Berkeley and 5,950 men and 8,082 women students were accepted. Among them, 2,856 men and 3,475 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants87,84742,49744,900
Admitted14,0565,9508,082
Enrolled6,3252,8563,475
Acceptance Ratio 16.00%14.00%18.00%
Yield 45.00%48.00%43.00%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 5,272 students (82% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 2,703 students (42%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 740 and 25th percentile is 650. The SAT Math score is 790 (75th) and 680 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 105 (75th percentile) and 105 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing650740
SAT Math680790
ACT Composite3135
ACT Math2835
ACT English2935
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of California-Berkeley are very competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,257, ACT: 77 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

UC Berkeley requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, Next table summarizes University of California-Berkeley application requirements.
UC Berkeley Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsConsidered but not Required
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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