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University of California - Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

200 California Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720

http://www.berkeley.edu

University of California - Berkeley is a public university in Berkeley, CA. It is a very notable college, ranking 43rd in the nation, and admission is highly selective (15% acceptance rate). It is a huge university with 30,818 full-time students enrolled. UC Berkeley's most regularly picked major is a Bachelor's degree in Economics, which is comprised of 7% of students. Alternative commonly desired options include Computer Science, which accounts for 7% of students, and Cellular Biology (6%). It ranks 6th in America for its architecture program, and second in California for both its architecture and global studies programs. Furthermore, University of California - Berkeley ranked 2nd in CA for most liberal colleges. At full price, in-state tuition goes for $13,474 a year, but for applicants based out of state, tuition costs $45,334. That being said, 59% of UC Berkeley undergraduates are awarded financial support. 90% of University of California - Berkeley students walk on commencement day, wide-eyed and ready to move into the workforce. On average, graduates earn a yearly income of $48,700 a couple years after finishing their studies. After another four years of work experience, the graduate's average salary rises 32.9% to $64,700, which is 61.3% over the national median wage for individuals. Those of you applying might also want to be aware that it is neither required nor recommended that you share your high school rank when applying and ACT scores are submitted by 50% of applicants. Additionally, 14% of available classes are mid-sized, with 40 to 99 students. On the subject of your checkbook, be aware that UC Berkeley students awarded institutional grants receive $11,238 in monetary aid on average. Our team of researchers rated UC Berkeley a 9.46 for its faculty and for its party scene, UC Berkeley received a 9.79. With regard for campus life, at University of California - Berkeley, students can join many music clubs including Marching Band or Pep Band. To wrap things up, one out of four graduates take home a starting salary of $27,500 or less and 25% of graduates earn a minimum starting salary of $75,500.

Ratings

9.79

Party Scene

9.46

Location

6.55

Dorms

8.76

Campus Food

10

Student Life

7.47

Safety

Admissions

15%

Acceptance

SAT Score

1320-1530

ACT Score

31-35

Application Deadline:
November 30
Early Action Deadline:

Cost

Net Price:

$17,862/year

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Average Aid Awarded

$18,735/year

Students Recieving Financial Aid

60%

Academics

Professor Rating

9.46


20:1

Student Faculty Ratio
Graduation Rate

91%

Evening Degree Programs

No

Student Faculty Ratio

20:1

Majors

Most Popular Majors

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Graduates by Major


Economics

655

Computer Science

606

Cellular Biology

577

Political Science and Government

410

Environmental Science

385

Business

344

Electrical Engineering

336

Cognitive Science

306

Value

In State Tuition
$14,184/year
Out of State Tuition
$43,176/year