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Of Every 100 Students

What if there were only 100 undergraduate students on campus? Get to know the UC Berkeley undergraduate student population. Click on a button below the chart to see the distribution of students within a given characteristic.

Download this data here (Last updated on March 1, 2018)
Data Sources:
  • Undergraduate student data only, sourced from the UC Berkeley's data warehouse reporting system, Cal Answers, unless otherwise noted below.
  • Entry Status, Gender, Residency (demographic), International Students, Ethnicity: Fall 2017, Census Snapshot.
  • Gender: as collected for federal reporting requirements. "All Other" includes "Decline to State."
  • Residency (tuition status): based on 2016-17 year average headcount, Census snapshot.
  • First generation: defined as neither parent earned a Four-year degree as reported in the undergraduate admissions application; data for students who matriculated in Fall 2016.
  • Pell Grant: calculated as the number of students who received a Pell Grant in Fall, Spring, or Summer of the Financial Aid Year divided by the total number of registered students during the same time period for both freshman and transfer entrants.
  • Financial aid (any, gift aid, and loans): 2016-17 data, based on the count of registered students and financial aid paid during the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters.
  • Graduation rates: freshman rates are for the Fall 2010 entry cohort; transfer rates are for the Fall 2012 entry cohort.
  • Retention rates: one-year retention rates, Fall 2015 entrants who returned in Fall 2016.
  • University Housing: Fall 2016, includes students living in residence halls, apartments for undergraduates, University Village campus-owned family apartments, and affiliated properties. Data provided by Residential and Student Service Programs.