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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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  • Sophie
  • I am a current student here

    Before committing to Berkeley, I would strongly recommend visiting campus and interacting with current students. These students can give you a special insight to the ins and outs of campus. You will have a better understanding of the Berkeley experience. I would also recommend researching extracurriculars on facebook, watching dorm tours, and looking into the research going on on campus. Since you are deciding on your home for the next four years, it is important to make sure that you find clubs and research that match your interests. The dorm tours help you chose which dorm you'd want to live in next year. Thirdly, once you are admitted and picking classes, check out this website is a lifesaver when choosing your classes and picking which courses to prioritize.

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  • Madison from Los Angeles, CA
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Visit the campus & get a feel for the vibe. The Berkeley feel can be overwhelming for some students, so make sure you visit. When you visit don't hesitate to talk to students about any questions or concerns you have about college life.

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  • Maydelle from Moreno Valley, CA
  • I am a current student here

    Being up to speed with every other incoming student means working pretty tirelessly in high school. A lot of students come in graduating in the top of their class. But Cal students often have backgrounds that are extremely diverse once you get past the stats of tests scores and GPAs. Be well-rounded, if you're passionate about something, stick with it, and don't be afraid to talk about it in your personal statement.

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  • Jordan from Antioch, CA
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Grades and test scores aren't the most important things, but they do help a lot. Try to keep your grades at A's and B's and study hard for your SAT/ACTs. If your grades are lacking, do as many extracurriculars as humanly possible, and don't be afraid to brag a bit on your applications - but make sure to provide context for everything you say.

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