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University of California at Berkeley Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Recommended

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

101 Sproul Hall Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: (510) 642-6000
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University of California at Berkeley
  • Located in Berkeley, CA
  • Public
  • 35,833 students enrolled
  • 21% admitted
  • $11,220 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Jessica from Glendale, AZ
  • Aug-07-2015 I am a current student here

    Have some sort of plan for the types of classes you wish to take and the types of student groups you are interested in. If you don't have any idea, you will be fine. Berkeley is just a large campus and it can be intimidating and confusing to sort through the classes and clubs that are interesting to you.

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  • Kaitlyn from Oxnard, CA
  • May-26-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    UC Berkeley is definitely not an easy school to get into. In high school, you must challenge yourself not only academically, but also socially. That means participating in clubs or sports and volunteering in your community. You should prove that you have the qualities of a leader and are capable of balancing a busy schedule.

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  • John from Sylmar, CA
  • Jan-08-2015 I am a current student here

    Be ready to study and quite a lot; don't get scared to ask for help you will need it. The first year is where you will make the closest friends, go do stuff that you have't done.

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  • Dulce from Santa Ana, CA
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    Be ready to feel intimidated by the students--there are many very smart people. Go to office hours and ask questions. Also, be ready to work hard, very hard, more than in high school...

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