UC Berkeley freshman admission profile

This is a snapshot of the admitted freshman class for fall 2018.

Please be cautious in drawing conclusions from this information. Use it as a general guide to selectivity and not as a predictor of your chance for admission to UC Berkeley.


Admit rate — Overall

14.9%
  • Admits
13,333
  • Applicants
89,614

GPA and test scores of middle 25%-75% students

  • High School GPA
4.16 - 4.30
  • ACT Composite Score
30 - 35
  • ACT English Language Arts 
28 - 32
  • SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing
660 - 750
  • SAT Mathematics
680 - 790
  • SAT Essay
16 - 20

 

Undergraduate admission data

For more systemwide and campus data on applicants, admits and enrollees, visit UC's Information Center.