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February 23, 2024

The Spring 2024 census of enrolled students is now complete and available to campus users in Cal Answers.

February 6, 2024

UC Berkeley's newest college, the College of Computing, Data Science, & Society (CDSS), now appears in Cal Answers student reports, such as the Census dashboard.  CDSS consists of:

September 26, 2023

The Fall 2023 census of registered students is now complete and available to campus users in Cal Answers(link is external).  Please see our Quick Facts page for summarized counts.

August 30, 2023

In partnership with the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office(link is external), we've updated the Affordability & Undergraduate Cost of Attendance(link is external) dashboard in the Our Berkeley data digest with the latest information.  This interactive dashboard contains data on the costs associated with tui

May 3, 2023

The Fall 2022 Survey of New Students (SONS) results from freshmen, transfer, Fall Program for First Semester (FPF) students are now available. Administered at the beginning of the Fall semester, SONS collects information on previous academic experiences, interests and first impressions of Berkeley.

March 29, 2023

Spring 2022 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.

March 9, 2023

The 2022 UC Undergraduate Experience Survey results by major and department (UCUES Departmental Report) are now available in both pdf and excel format. The results are reported each year to academic department chairs and deans.

February 21, 2023

The Spring 2023 census of enrolled students is now complete and available to campus users in Cal Answers.

September 28, 2022

The Fall 2022 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 24, 2022

The Spring 2022 census of enrolled students is now complete and available to campus users in Cal Answers.

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. Administered at the beginning of the Fall semester, SONS collects information on previous academic experiences, interests and first impressions of Berkeley. This year's SONS also collected information on new students' experiences with COVID-19 and remote learning. 

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.