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University of California - Berkeley Admissions

UC Berkeley admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 17%. Students that get into UC Berkeley have an average SAT score between 1270-1540 or an average ACT score of 31-34. The regular admissions application deadline for UC Berkeley is November 30.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
17%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
82,561
SAT Range
1270-1540
SAT Reading
620-750
SAT Math
650-790
Students Submitting SAT
78%
ACT Range
31-34
ACT English
31-35
ACT Math
29-35
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
56%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
November 30
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$70
Accepts Common App
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Neither required nor recommended
Poll
55%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.105 responses
Poll
70%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.105 responses
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