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Best Values in Colleges

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University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

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University of California, Berkeley is ranked 9 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 92%
Applicants who took ACT 38%

SAT Verbal Score

700+36%
600-69938%
600+74%

SAT Math Score

700+56%
600-69928%
600+84%

ACT Score

30-3660%
24-2929%
24+89%

Students applied61,731
Students admitted11,130
Admission rate18%

Students per faculty17

4-year graduation rate71%
6-year graduation rate91%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$11,220
Fees$1,654
Room and board$15,180
Estimated book expense$1,226
Total cost$29,280

Cost after need-based aid$12,651
Cost after non-need-based aid$26,804

Average debt at graduation$17,964

Out of State

Tuition$34,098
Fees$1,654
Room and board$15,180
Estimated book expense$1,226
Total cost$52,158

Cost after need-based aid$35,529
Cost after non-need-based aid$49,682

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met81%
Average need-based aid$16,629
Average non-need-based aid$2,476

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment25,774

Full-Time

Men11,913
Women13,105

Part-Time

Men369
Women387

Freshmen retained96%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2013 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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