Office of Planning and Analysis

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Tom Holdford

Welcome to the Office of Planning & Analysis

The Office of Planning & Analysis (OPA) supports data-informed decision making to help UC Berkeley better fulfill its goals of access and excellence through teaching, research, and public service.

Planning & Analysis Highlights

Affordability & Undergraduate Cost of Attendance Dashboard Updated

January 13, 2022

In partnership with the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office, we've updated the Affordability & Undergraduate Cost of Attendance dashboard in the Our Berkeley data digest with the latest information.  This interactive dashboard contains data on the costs associated with tuition and fees, housing and food, transportation, books and supplies, and other personal expenses.  It also shows average cumulative debt at graduation, as well as a new page on Berkeley's annual loan and work expectation over time.

Fall 2021 Golden Bear Orientation Survey Report Available

December 10, 2021

Fall 2021 Golden Bear Orientation (GBO) was offered in a hybrid format, remote large-scale programming and in-person small-group programming, with a fully virtual option for a small population of students. The report on survey findings from the Fall 2021 GBO is now available.

Of Every 100 Undergraduates Dashboard Replaces Fall Fact Sheet

December 8, 2021

In place of the "Undergraduate Fall Fact Sheet" that the Office of Planning & Analysis has published for the last few years, we now offer the "Of Every 100 Undergraduates" dashboard in the Our Berkeley data digest.  This dashboard visualizes the percentages of undergrads in various demographic groupings, including:

  • Entry type
  • Gender identity
  • Residency
  • Age
  • Race/ethnicity
  • Parental education (first-generation status)
  • Pell grant and other financial aid recipients
  • Retention and graduation rates
  • University housing status