UC Berkeley Quick Facts

Fall 2018 Enrollment

Undergraduate

Graduate

Total

Female

16,231

5,418

21,649

Male

14,378

6,215

20,593

Decline to State

244

33

277

Total

30,853

11,666

42,519

Undergraduate

Graduate

Total

Asian

12,083

2,061

14,144

White

7,598

4,018

11,616

Chicano/Latino

4,541

903

5,444

African American

1,025

402

1,427

Native American/Alaska Native

136

59

195

Pacific Islander

55

15

70

Decline to State

1,363

1,008

2,371

International

4,052

3,200

7,252

Total

30,853

11,666

42,519

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.

2017-18 Degree Recipients

Degree Recipients

Bachelor

7,982

Masters/Professional

3,371

Doctoral

870

This table shows degree recipients, excluding any rescinded degrees, for the 2017-18 academic year:  Summer 2017, Fall 2017, and Spring 2018.  For more detail, see Degrees Recipients by Major and Demographics.

Undergraduate One-Year Retention Rate

Fall 2016 Entering Cohort

Fall 2016 Entrants Returning in Fall 2017

Freshman Entrants 97%
Transfer Entrants 93%

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 2011

Entering Cohort

% Graduated

Within 4 Years

% Graduated

Within 4.5 Years

% Graduated

Within 5 Years

% Graduated

Within 6 Years

Freshman Entrants

75%

83%

88%

91%

Fall 2013

Entering Cohort

% Graduated

Within 2 Years

% Graduated

Within 2.5 Years

% Graduated

Within 3 Years

% Graduated

Within 4 Years

Transfer Entrants

60%

77%

88%

91%

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

2018-19 Undergraduate Admissions

Applied

Admitted

Statement of

Intent to Register

Freshman Applicants

89,621

13,545

6,094

Transfer Applicants

19,192

4,472

2,664

Total

108,813

18,017

8,758

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.