UC Berkeley freshman admission profile

This is a snapshot of the admitted freshman class for fall 2016.

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

17.5%
  • Admits
14,429
  • Applicants
82,571
  • California Residents (% of admits)
67.6%

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

  • High School GPA
4.12 - 4.30
  • ACT Composite Score
30 - 34
  • SAT Critical Reading
630 - 750
  • SAT Mathematics
660 - 780
  • SAT Writing
650 - 770

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