News

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

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.

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:

September 30, 2021

The Fall 2021 census of registered students is now complete and available to campus users in Cal Answers.  Please see our Quick Facts page for summarized counts.

August 20, 2021

All incoming undergraduate students attend the Golden Bear Orientation (GBO). The report on survey findings from the January 2021 GBO is now available. This January GBO is unique in that it was entirely remote.

April 30, 2021

Spring 2020 UCUES results are now available via an interactive dashboard that allows for filtering by several student characteristics:  entry status as a freshman or transfer, student level, first generation college status, Pell recipient status, socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, gender, and residency status.

April 21, 2021

The Fall 2020 Survey of New Students results from freshmen, transfer, Fall Program for Freshmen (FPF) students are now available. 

March 31, 2021

Working with the VC-Equity & Inclusion's office, we have implemented a change in how the Pacific Islander ethnicity category rolls up in Cal Answers student reporting.  Rather than appearing under the "Asian/Pacific Islander" level 1 ethnicity category, the group will now be under "Underrepresented Minority."  In addition, the level 1 category of "Asian/Pacific Islander" will change to "Asian".  To ensure that trend reporting continues to work correctly, this change will apply to all historical data for both undergraduate and graduate students in Cal Answers.  Note that no level 2 or le

February 25, 2021

The Spring 2021 census of enrolled students is now complete and available to campus users in Cal Answers.

January 11, 2021

See the Fall 2020 fact sheet with up-to-date information on undergraduate student demographics, financial aid, largest major programs, profile of the incoming class, and survey responses.

October 5, 2020

The Fall 2020 census of registered students is now complete and available to campus users in Cal Answers.  Please see our Quick Facts page for summarized counts.

February 28, 2020

The Spring 2020 census of enrolled students is now complete and available to campus users in Cal Answers.

January 9, 2020

See the Fall 2019 fact sheet with up-to-date information on undergraduate student demographics, financial aid, largest major programs, profile of the incoming class, and survey responses.

October 7, 2019

The Fall 2019 census of registered students is now complete and available to campus users in Cal Answers.  Please see our Quick Facts page for summarized counts.

August 28, 2019

The materials from the 2019 CSIR trainings are now available online.  If you would still like a training consult before the next regularly scheduled CSIR training in the late spring or if you have specific questions about your CSIR data, email opa-csir@berkeley.edu for additional support.

March 5, 2019

Spring 2018 UCUES results are now available via an interactive dashboard that allows for filtering by select student characteristics (e.g., race/ethnicity, entry status as a freshman or transfer, first generation college status).

February 28, 2019

The Spring 2019 census of enrolled students is now complete and available to campus users in Cal Answers.

December 21, 2018

See the Fall 2018 fact sheet with up-to-date information on undergraduate student demographics, financial aid, largest major programs, profile of the incoming class, and survey responses.

December 20, 2018

The Spring 2018 UCUES overall results are now available. UCUES is a system-wide survey of all undergraduates that serves multiple analytic needs on the Berkeley campus, including Academic Program Review. Results are also used to assess affordability and basic needs security, campus climate for diversity, the undergraduate advising experience, and students' satisfaction with access to courses. More than 1/3rd of the UC Berkeley undergraduate population completed the 2018 UCUES.

October 3, 2018

The Fall 2018 census of enrolled students is now complete and available to campus users in Cal Answers.