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  • General Address :
  • Berkeley, California 94720
    USA
    Phone: (510) 642-6000
  • Institution Type :
  • Public , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • More than 20,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Certificate
    Bachelor's
    Masters
    Doctorate
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  • About the School:
  • The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus — envisioned as a "City of Learning" — was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.

    Student body
    Number of students: 35,409 students as of Fall 2008 including 25,151 undergraduates and 10,258 pursuing graduate degrees.

    Undergraduate gender: 53% female and 47% male (Fall 2008).
    Graduate gender: 55% male and 45% female (Fall 2008)

    Degrees granted in 2007-08: Bachelor's, 6,960; Master's and professional degrees, 2,406; Doctoral, 865

    Faculty
    2,131 faculty members (Source) dispersed among more than 130 academic departments and more than 80 interdisciplinary research units.
  • Admission information :
  • Admission Office Phone: (510) 642-3175

    Undergraduate application fee (2006): $60
    Admission / Applications ratio (2006): 27%

    Admission Considerations:
    Secondary school GPA (Required), Secondary school record (Required), Completion of college-prepatory program (Required), Admission test scores (Required), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) (Recommended)
  • Test Scores (2006) :
  • 25th Percentile75th Percentile
    SAT Critical Reading590710
    SAT Math630740
    SAT Writing
    ACT Composite2431
    ACT English2331
    ACT Math2532
     
    Notes:
    25th Percentile = 25% of students scored at or below
    75th Percentile = 25% of students scored above
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Undergraduate Academic Year Cost:

    2005-2006 2006-2007 2007-2008
    Tuition and fees (in-state) $6,512 $6,654 $7,165
    Tuition and fees (out-of-state) $23,961 $25,338 $26,785
    Books and supplies $1,266 $1,326 $1,234
    Room and board (on campus) $12,554 $13,074 $13,848
    Room and board (off campus) $9,064 $9,122 $9,340
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (510) 642-0485

    Percentage of students receiving any financial aid: 61%

    Average amount of types of financial aid received from:
    Federal Grants: $3,768
    State/Local Grants: $3,413
    Institutional Grants: $7,708
    Student Loans: $4,004
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