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University of California-Berkeley is a Public school located in Berkeley, CA. University of California-Berkeley has a total enrollment of 38,189 with a graduation rate of 92% and a student/faculty ratio of 17:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The University of California-Berkeley SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend University of California-Berkeley.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPublic
Avg. price for students receiving grants$16,601
Avg. price for students living on campus$36,369
Avg. price for students living off campus$30,473


Total applicants78,893
Total admissions13,320
Admission rate17%
Application fee$70
Average staff salary$141,399

25th percentile score

SAT math640
SAT reading610
SAT writing630
ACT composite30

75th percentile score

SAT math770
SAT reading740
SAT writing760
ACT composite34

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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Source: The University of California-Berkeley data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.