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University of California - Berkeley
  • 4 Year
  • BERKELEY, CA

University of California - Berkeley Admissions

What is the acceptance rate for Cal?

UC Berkeley admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 17%. Students that get into UC Berkeley have an average SAT score between 1310-1530 or an average ACT score of 30-35. The regular admissions application deadline for UC Berkeley is November 30.

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Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
17%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Applicants
88,062
SAT Range
1310-1530
SAT Reading
650-740
SAT Math
660-790
Students Submitting SAT
82%
ACT Range
30-35
ACT English
27-35
ACT Math
27-34
ACT Writing
No data available  
Students Submitting ACT
41%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
November 30
Early Decision Deadline
No data available  
Early Action Deadline
No data available  
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$70
Accepts Common App
No data available  
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
    Neither required nor recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Considered but not required
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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