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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 1260-1480 or an average ACT score of 30-34. The regular admissions application deadline for UC Berkeley is November 30.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
17%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
85,044
SAT Range
1260-1480
SAT Reading
630-720
SAT Math
630-760
Students Submitting SAT
73%
ACT Range
30-34
ACT English
29-35
ACT Math
28-35
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
58%

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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
    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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