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University Of California Berkeley (CA): Merit Aid, Financial Aid Data, Offer Data & More

Public42,501 StudentsIn State: $37,511/yrOut of state: $54,695/yr

University Of California Berkeley offers 13% of incoming freshmen merit aid. The average merit aid award is $5,979. University Of California Berkeley is a public college located in Berkeley, California. Its student population is 42,501. It is a four-year, large, primarily residential campus. It has an acceptance rate of 15%. University Of California Berkeley 4 year graduation rate is 76% .


Merit Aid Stats For University Of California Berkeley


FRESHMAN W/O NEED, RECEIVING MERIT AID

$5,979

AVG. MERIT AID AWARD

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% of freshman
with need

$5,444

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Admission Data


  • Admission rate 15%
  • Avg. high school GPA 3.9
  • Avg. ACT 33
  • Avg. SAT 1425
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Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Parents who completed the admissions process in 2019 submitted their offer data as presented here.


Money You Don’t Need To payMoney Your Family Needs To payFederal Student Loans (Government)Work Study
Expected Family Contribution
State of Residence
Unweighted GPA
Composite SAT
Composite ACT
Admission
Type
College Estimated Cost of Attendance
College Grants & Scholarships (NOT BASED on financial need)
Is this money automatically renewable?
College Grants & Scholarships (BASED on financial need)
Net Cost to your family (before loans & work study)
Subsidized
Unsubsidized
Amount you can earn
Above $60000 CA 3.96 1520 0 Regular Decision $36084 $0 $0 $36084 $0 $5500 $0
Above $60000 CA 3.97 1560 0 Regular Decision $32000 $2500 Yes $0 $29500 $0 $0 $0
$25001 to $30000 CA 4 1480 0 Regular Decision $36522 $0 $9695 $26827 $3500 $2000 $4000
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Colleges with Similar Merit Aid Award Percentages and Award Amounts


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Merit
Match
University Of California Berkeley $54,695 13% $5,979 15%
University Of California Davis $51,020 9% $6,485 41%
University Of Illinois At Chicago $40,454 14% $5,993 76%
Florida Agricultural And Mechanical University $35,147 17% $5,479 39%
Colleges with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges in Far West Region with similar merit aid awards levels


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
University Of California Berkeley $54,695 13% $5,979 15%
University Of Washington Seattle Campus $54,627 15% $4,043 49%
University Of California Riverside $50,604 14% $11,914 51%
Claremont Mckenna College $73,775 13% $13,355 9%
California State University Monterey Bay $35,181 13% $1,921 59%
University Of California Davis $51,020 9% $6,485 41%
California State University Fullerton $39,602 14% $1,893 43%
Colleges in Far West Region with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years


Name
Acceptance
Rate
10 Year
Salary
University Of California Berkeley 15 $131,800
United States Military Academy 11 $144,000
United States Merchant Marine Academy 22 $140,700
Yale University 6 $138,300
United States Air Force Academy 11 $138,100
Carnegie Mellon University 17 $136,100
Lehigh University 22 $134,100
University Of Pennsylvania 8 $133,900
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance


College
Acceptance
Rate
Attendance
Cost
University Of California Berkeley 15 $54,695
University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill 23 $51,410
American Musical And Dramatic Academy 24 $53,685
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates


Name
Acceptance
Rate
4 year
graduation
University Of California Berkeley 15 76%
California Institute Of Technology 7 79%
United States Coast Guard Academy 19 77%
University Of Southern California 13 77%
University Of Michigan Ann Arbor 23 77%
Lehigh University 22 76%
Carnegie Mellon University 17 76%
Pitzer College 13 76%
University Of California Los Angeles 14 75%
United States Air Force Academy 11 75%
United States Merchant Marine Academy 22 74%
Tulane University Of Louisiana 17 73%
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates

Comparing merit aid in colleges with similar acceptance rates.


Name
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
University Of California Berkeley 13% $5,979
University Of California Los Angeles 5% $5,763
Pitzer College 6% $5,749
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