UC Berkeley was founded during the gold rush by the founding fathers of California. It is known for its scientifi c discoveries and research. It was here at UC
Berkeley that Vitamin E was discovered, the fl u virus identifi ed, and our nations fi rst ‘no-fault’ divorce law was drafted.
To date, 22 UC Berkeley faculty members have been awarded Nobel Prizes.
UC Berkeley is located in Berkeley, California and is a public, four-year university.
Berkeley has a rough estimate of 36,137 enrolled students. 25,885 of which are undergraduate students. Based on its population, UC Berkeley is one of the largest universities in the United States.
Here is a comparison
of other popular schools
in California vs. UC Berkeley
10 in terms of population.
UC Berkeley off ers around 350 degree programs, with a total of almost 8,000 diff erent classes. They produce more PH.Ds annually than any other U.S.
The most popular of these are Electrical Engineering,
Computer Sciences, Economics, Political Science,
Business Administration, and Psychology.
The universities’s largest source of income comes from the schools of mathematics, biology, and business (shown below) at over 175k annually each.
Shown below is the estimated net price for families of diff erent ranges of income. Keeping this in mind, UC
Berkeley off ers 62% of students fi nancial aid, at an average of 57% tuition covered for each student receiving fi nancial aid.
$30,000 or Below
UC Berkeley off ers admission to a round ~11k of the ~53k applicants every year, at a n accepta nce rate of around 21%.
Keeping this in mind, the avera ge student to be a ccepted ha s the following characteristics:
The aver age student accepted