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1 University of California Berkeley Colin Aleshire

2 Location and History Founded in 1868 Located in Berkeley, 15 miles from San Francisco Public, Coed 1,232 Acre Campus Urban area, considered a small city with Berkeley’s population at 102,743 25,774 Undergraduates, 52.9% Female and 47.1% Male

3 Academic Structure Semester System 1,579 Faculty teaching undergraduates full-time Student to faculty ratio is 17:1 with 63.4% of classes with fewer that 20 students The most popular majors include: Social Sciences, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Engineering, Business, Management, Marketing, Related Support Services, and Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies.

4 Admissions Information Average GPA: 3.84 Average SAT Math 630-770, Critical Reading 590-720, Writing 620-750 Average ACT 27-33 No letters of recommendation required, UC essay prompts 1 and 2 are required Application due November 30 They do not offer Early Action or Early Decision, financial aid is not a part of the admission process

5 Admissions Information Annual Tuition: In-state $12,864 Room and Board: $15,180 Books and Supplies: $1,226 Other Expenses: $4,050 Application for financial aid final deadline is March 2

6 Campus Environment and activities Student Activities include clubs like choral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, music theatre, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, and yearbook.

7 Sports NCAA Division 1 and competes in the Pac-12 Conference Division 1 sports being baseball, basketball, diving, field hockey, football, golf, gymnastics, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball, water polo, rugby, and other sports. Intramural Sports include basketball, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, and volleyball.

8 Greek Life Four diverse councils: Interfraternity Council (IFC), Multi-Cultural Greek Council (MSGC), National Pan- Hellenic Council (NPHC), and the PanHellenic Council (PHC). IFC is the Men’s organization, Fall Rush week August 29- September 4, 2014 MCGC and the NPHC are both men’s and women’s organizations that require direct contact as their recruitment method. PHC is the women’s organization, Fall Formal Recruitment August 29-September 3, 2014

9 Housing and Dorm arrangements College offers housing to students Offers coed dorms, women’s dorms, men’s dorms, married student apartments, single student apartments, disabled student housing, fraternity/sorority housing, and cooperative housing Freshman are guaranteed housing 74% of students live off campus There is assistance available for locating off-campus housing. No housing requirements

10 Typical Weather, Atmosphere etc. 45.8 average low temperature in January, 68.7 average high temperature in September About 68 rainy days a year

11 Other Fun Facts UC Berkeley has a long running rivalry with Stanford University. Each football season the winner of the big game gets the Stanford Axe. Twenty of Berkeley’s professors have won Nobel Prizes. Mascot: Oski Colors: Blue and Gold

12 References ?schoolId=1090 ?schoolId=1090 colleges/university-of-california-berkeley-1312/academics colleges/university-of-california-berkeley-1312/academics Berkeley-269884.html Berkeley-269884.html

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