University of California-Berkeley

Acceptance Ratio 16.93%
Yield(Enrollment Ratio) 44.24%
Applicants 82,561
Admitted 13,975
Enrolled 6,182

Applying To University of California-Berkeley

The acceptance ratio is 16.93% last year at University of California-Berkeley where total 82,561 students applied and 13,975 were accepted. Next table presents general admission information for applying to University of California-Berkeley.

Open Admission Policy

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

University of California-Berkeley accepts . Next table describes credits that University of California-Berkeley accepts.

Calendar SystemUn-Known
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits

Average SAT/ACT Scores

4,845 applicants (78% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 3,466 applicants (56%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,540 and 25th percentile score is 1,270. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 104 and 25th percentile score is 91. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at University of California-Berkeley.

25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading620750
SAT Math650790
SAT Writing
ACT Composite3134
ACT Math2935
ACT English3135
ACT Writing
[chart]SAT Scores at University of California-Berkeley
[chart]ACT Scores at University of California-Berkeley

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For year 2016-2017, total 82,561 students (41,046 men and 41,515 women) applied to University of California-Berkeley and 13,975 (6,209 men and 7,766 women) students were accepted. Among them, 2,997 men and 3,185 women were enrolled into the school. Following table shows the University of California-Berkeley Admission Statistics including admission ad enrolment rates. The admit rate is 16.93% and enrollment rate is 44.24%.

Acceptance Ratio 16.93% 15.13% 18.71%
Enrollment Ratio 44.24% 48.27% 41.01%
[chart]University of California-Berkeley Acceptance Ratio

Application Requirements

University of California-Berkeley requires 4 articles and recommends 1 articles to their applicants. Next table summarizes the application requirements at University of California-Berkeley

High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2016-2017.