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University of California at Berkeley Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 611 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 28 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

51% Women
49% Men


NCAA Division I-A

Pacific-12 Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $396,662)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $166,684)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 112 130 Yes -
Baseball 36 - Yes -
Basketball 15 29 - Yes
Field Hockey - 27 - -
Football 115 - - -
Golf 14 9 - -
Gymnastics 19 16 Yes -
Lacrosse - 32 Yes -
Other Sports 66 - - -
Rowing 64 65 Yes -
Soccer 32 33 Yes Yes
Softball - 22 - Yes
Swimming and Diving 42 39 - -
Tennis 13 9 Yes -
Volleyball - 23 Yes Yes
Water Polo 43 26 Yes -
Archery - - Yes -
Badminton - - Yes -
Court Sports - - Yes Yes
Cycling - - Yes -
Dance - - Yes -
Fencing - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes Yes
Ice Hockey - - Yes -
Roller Hockey - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Sailing - - Yes -
Skating - - Yes -
Skiing - - Yes -
Squash - - Yes -
Table Tennis - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 33.8%
Black/non-Hispanic 3.6%
Hispanic 10.6%
Non-resident alien 9.0%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 9.0%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 33.3%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 20
Drug Law Violation 115
Liquor Law Violation 147
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 6
Property Crime 111
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Whitney from Berkeley, CA
  • 3
  • I honestly hated the dorms. I'm very introverted and shared a room with two other girls. I liked them both, but it was a little too much to make a…

  • Oct-24-2012 Read More
  • Stephanie from Renton, WA
  • 3
  • With multiple options, students can choose to live in the highrise dorms located in the heart of Berkeley, or they can choose the quieter dorms on the hill. Both have…

  • Nov-17-2012 Read More
  • Kaitlin from Menlo Park, CA
  • 3
  • Most students only stay one year in the dorms and then move on to less expensive apartments off-campus. Many people in the dorms are friendly and interested in going to…

  • Sep-25-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Jessie
  • Oct-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Definitely not as gourmet as UCLA, but UC Berkeley food isn't bad. There are times which the food gets repetitive, but it does justice in keeping our stomachs full.

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  • 5
  • Christopher from Santa Maria, CA
  • Aug-04-2014 I am a current student here

    A meal plan comes free with housing, and unlimited food is only $750 for the year. When food is this cheap I tend not to complain about much else.

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  • 4
  • Eleanor from Pasadena, CA
  • Jun-12-2014 I am a current student here

    Dining hall food is mediocre at best, but on campus dining options aren't bad and the restaurants around campus vary from disease-ridden to absolutely amazing good (with most being at the latter end of this spectrum). You will certainly never be bored with all the options for food in Berkeley, from burgers to pizza to Korean barbecue.

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  • 5
  • Alexandra from Fresno, CA
  • May-31-2014 I am a current student here

    Berkeley dining halls are known for their good food, but outside of that the city of Berkeley is known for its incredible food.

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  • 4
  • person
  • May-31-2014 I am a current student here

    The dining option is pretty good, especially in foothill.

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  • 4
  • A.
  • Apr-05-2014 I am a current student here

    I've been to my fair share of restaurants around campus. We have pretty great cafes/brunch places.

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  • 4
  • Capper
  • Mar-04-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Food is good, and meal plans rock.

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  • 4
  • K from Fresno, CA
  • Mar-03-2014 I am a current student here

    Dining options are pretty good. Not too much late night options so just keep easy munchies on hand.

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  • 5
  • Abigail from Berkeley, CA
  • Feb-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Lots of vegan/veg options and all the food is pretty organic/local/sustainable. lots of gluten free items too

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Andrew
  • Aug-07-2013 I am a current student here

    I definitely encourage everyone to join. It was the best decision I ever made.

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  • 0
  • Kacey from Riverside, CA
  • Jul-09-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Rushing is one thing everyone recommends. Everyone should rush for the experience, and then if they don't want to commit to Greek life they don't have too. If Greek life interests you there are plenty of options so you're bound to find one you like.

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  • 0
  • Caitlin from Hollister, CA
  • Jul-02-2013 I am a current student here

    Great thing to get involved in if you like to party. Allows you to meet a ton of people and offers affordable living arrangements right next to campus.

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