How to Apply
Thank you for your interest in applying to UC Berkeley. Admission is a two-step process: Admission Requirements and Selection. We accept the UC application.
Requirements (Eligibility)Students must meet University of California requirements, detailed online at the University of California website(link is external).
"Becoming a Golden Bear requires more than a test score. To be Berkeley requires persistence. And passion. You stand up and you stand out".
UC Berkeley receives far more applications than it can admit, and to gain admission, you need to present an academic profile much stronger than that represented by the minimum UC admission requirements. To be as competitive as possible in the Berkeley applicant pool and to succeed within the holistic review, follow these steps:
1. Read the admission requirements for UC Berkeley and what it takes to be competitive in our applicant pool.