UC Berkeley Quick Facts

Fall 2019 Enrollment

Undergraduate

Graduate

Total

Female

16,788

5,051

21,839

Male

14,308

5,908

20,216

Decline to State or Nonbinary

252

897

1,149

Total

31,348

11,856

43,204

Undergraduate

Graduate

Total

Asian

12,442

2,200

14,642

White

7,509

3,941

11,450

Chicano/Latino

4,861

1,010

5,871

African American

1,084

480

1,564

Native American/Alaska Native

138

67

205

Pacific Islander

55

14

69

Decline to State

1,389

743

2,132

International

3,870

3,401

7,271

Total

31,348

11,856

43,204

For more detail, see Fall Enrollment Data (New Students), Enrollment Demographic Trends, and Enrollment Data Since 1869.  Fall enrollment data consists of UC Berkeley's student census, which is collected immediately after the 5th Friday of instruction each Fall semester and reported to UC's Office of the President.

2019-20 Degree Recipients

Degree Recipients

Bachelor

8,842

Masters/Professional

3,663

Doctoral

807

This table shows degree recipients, excluding any rescinded degrees, for the 2019-20 academic year:  Summer 2019, Fall 2019, and Spring 2020.  For more detail, see Degrees Recipients by Major and Demographics.

Undergraduate One-Year Retention Rate

Fall 2018 Entering Cohort

Fall 2018 Entrants Returning in Fall 2019

Freshman Entrants 97%
Transfer Entrants 95%

One-year retention counts students who are enrolled (or, in very rare cases, have already graduated) in the semester that is one year after they first entered the university.

Undergraduate Graduation Rates

Fall 2013

Entering Cohort

% Graduated

Within 4 Years

% Graduated

Within 4.5 Years

% Graduated

Within 5 Years

% Graduated

Within 6 Years

Freshman Entrants

76%

84%

89%

92%

Fall 2015

Entering Cohort

% Graduated

Within 2 Years

% Graduated

Within 2.5 Years

% Graduated

Within 3 Years

% Graduated

Within 4 Years

Transfer Entrants

61%

77%

87%

92%

For more detail on combined Fall and Spring entrants, see the Undergraduate Graduation Rates dashboard.  Graduation timeframes are elapsed time, not enrolled time; Spring and Summer graduations are grouped together in this data.

2019-20 Undergraduate Admissions

Applied

Admitted

Statement of

Intent to Register

Freshman Applicants

87,399

14,608

6,538

Transfer Applicants

19,054

4,799

2,884

Total

106,453

19,407

9,422

This data represents final Fall+Spring totals at the end of each annual undergraduate admissions cycle.  It may therefore differ slightly from other numbers published earlier in the year.