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University of California-Berkeley

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Rating

Public

Type

45,183

Students

$41,196

Tuition

16%

Acceptance

#68

Ranking

Midsize City

Campus Setting

Berkeley, CA

200 California Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720

University of California-Berkeley is a very large public university located in Berkeley, CA ranked 68th in the United States. It has a total of 32,700 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 16.25% of applicants. University of California-Berkeley offers 315 different majors and is best known for its Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Natural Resources and Conservation, and Environmental Studies programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $11,442 for students from California and $41,196 for those from out-of-state, University of California-Berkeley is rather costly. 58.68% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, entering the workforce. After finishing college, alumni go on to take home roughly $64,700 per year, which is 56% above the national median.
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Cost

$44,007
Above Average

University of California-Berkeley

$44,007

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$69,130

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$49,761

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

16%Acceptance
Moderately Selective

University of California-Berkeley

16%

National

69%
Sat

1330 - 1530

82% of students submit

Admissions Yield

45%

ACT

28 - 35

42% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$70

Students

32,700Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

99%

Part-Time

1%
Male

48%

In-state

83%

Female

52%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

6%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
7% Business Administration and Management, General6% Computer Science5% Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology82% Others

7% Business Administration and Management, General

6% Computer Science

5% Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology

82% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

7%

947 Graduates

Computer Science

6%

763 Graduates

Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology

5%

724 Graduates

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

5%

642 Graduates

Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

4%

540 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

4%

512 Graduates

Public Health, General

3%

451 Graduates

Environmental Studies

3%

409 Graduates

Programs for Foreign Lawyers

3%

372 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors19:119:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

19

Number of Library Books

8,187,820

Academic Spend per Student

$19,585

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

Full-time Retention Rate

97%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$48,700/Year

University of California-Berkeley

$48,700

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$48,700

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$64,700

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

58%