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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 18,595
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 59%
Average Aid Amount $19,359
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 4,021
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 63%

Financial Aid Information at UC Berkeley

For the academic year 2020-2021, a total of 18,595 students (59% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $19,359. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 4,021 students (63% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees at University of California-Berkeley is $14,226 for California residents and $43,980 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2020-2021, a total of 18,595 students (59% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $19,359. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at University of California-Berkeley for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at University of California-Berkeley
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid18,59559%$19,359
Pell Grants8,13226%$4,798
Federal Student Loans6,37020%$5,648

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 4,021 beginning students (63% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 3,645 students (57% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at University of California-Berkeley.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at University of California-Berkeley
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid4,02163%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources3,42553%$18,831
Federal Grants2,02432%$4,224
Pell Grants1,33421%$5,185
Other Federal Grants1,66526%$981
State/Local Grants1,84729%$11,277
Institutional Grants3,09448%$11,350
Student Loans1,35721%$7,086
Federal Student Loans1,30120%$4,651
Other Student Loans70411%$5,064

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2020-2021, total 2,753 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended University of California-Berkeley. Among them, 2,576 students have lived on campus and 131 students lived off campus (without family). Next table shows the students count by living status and years.
Student Headcount by Living Location/Setting at University of California-Berkeley
Living Status201820192020
Living On-Campus2,5232,6542,576
Living Off-Campus with Family243446
Living Off-Campus without Family10066131

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

Next table shows number of students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded any grant/scholarship by income level for academic year 2020-2021 . The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level at University of California-Berkeley
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level1,9051,750$43,784,557$22,984
$0 - $30,000668666$20,417,959$30,566
$30,001 - $48,000327326$9,488,468$29,017
$48,001 - $75,000335334$8,573,609$25,593
$75,001 - $110,000192189$3,343,733$17,415
$110,001 or more383235$1,960,788$5,120