UC Berkeley
Admission Updates
CSU - UC Counselor Conference 2014
Amy W. Jarich
Assistant Vice Chancellor & Director of Admission
University of California, Berkeley
@DirectorAmyJ
@CalAdmissions
Freshman Admission Rate 2014
32%
30%
29%
29%
27%
26%
26%
25%
21%
21%
18%
36,771
36,967
41,735
44,127
48,436
48,650
50,375
52,943
61,695
67,665
73,774
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
Admitted Freshman Profile 2014
• Admitted: 12,800
– 56 counties in CA
– 54 US states/territories
– 80 countries
• Mean GPAs:
• Wait List: 3,375
• Mid-50% range SAT
– Student Opt-in: 2,143
(63.5%)
– Admits: 437 (20%)
– Waitlist SIR: 249 (57%)
– 3.89 (unweighted)
– 4.39
(weighted/uncapped)
– 1940 to 2072
• Mid-50% range ACT
– 29 to 34
Developments @ Berkeley
Leadership
• Claude M. Steele, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost
Commitments to Campus Development
• Lower Sproul Redevelopment – open fall 2015
• Memorial Stadium Development
• Bowles Hall – renovations 2015-2016
Admission
• Global Edge for first semester freshmen
• admissions.berkeley.edu/veterans
Developments @ Our Colleges
College of Chemistry
• Materials Chemistry concentration for the B.S.
Degree
College of Engineering
• New Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation launches fall 2015
• New Minor: Design Innovation - expected to launch
spring 2015
2014 CSU-UC Counselor
Conference
Walter Robinson
Associate Vice Chancellor,
Student Affairs and Director of
Admissions and Enrollment Planning
Kamaal Thomas ‘15
New Majors
Global Disease
Biology
Marine and
Coastal Science
Mathematical
Analytics
and Operations
Research
Sustainable
Environmental
Design
Campus Initiatives
Outreach Programs
• World Food Center
• Health Happens Here
• Mental Health Initiatives
• AB540 and Undocumented
Student Center
• African American Initiatives
• Hispanic Initiatives
• Native American Initiatives
• 2020 Initiative
2014 Freshman Admission Profile
Applicants:
Admits:
Admit Rate:
GPA:
ACT Score:
SAT Total:
60,525
24,539
40.6%
3.95-4.24
27-32
1810-2120
40.6%
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Academic Excellence
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Research
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Leadership
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Individual Attention
#1 UC for the percentage of students who felt comfortable or very comfortable
in classes.
Academic Excellence
• Interdisciplinary Learning
• Innovative Learning
• Propane Bottle Recovery System
• Clear Learning Objectives
UC Merced is one of the only UC campuses with
FAA approval for drone research.
Undergraduate
Research
• Research Experience for
Undergraduates (REU)
• Mechatronics, Embedded Systems
and Automation (MESA) Laboratory
• Social Science Research on Food
Insecurity Access and Obesity
In UC Merced’s anthropology teaching laboratory, students
can hold history in their hands.
85% of students reported raising their standards for acceptable effort due to the high standards of the faculty.
Leadership
•Intercultural Competence
•Innovate to Grow
•Science
•Business
•Engineering
Students and staff researching at Yosemite National Park
Individual Attention and
Support
• Faculty-Student Ratio 20:1
• Mid-Semester Grades and Support
• Excellent Center for Career and
Professional Advancement
SSHA Professor Laura Hamilton working
closely with her students
UC Merced will be more selective in fall 2015; students must apply
Freshmen Fall 2014
Upcoming Fall 2015
• ELC Important in Selection
• Must Meet Deadlines
• Housing Guaranteed 1 year
• New Major:
• Public Health
•Name Change:
•Management and Business
Economics
Chancellor Dorothy Leland & Rufus the Bobcat alongside the Class of 2017 during the 2013 annual Bridge Crossing event
Important: Transcripts due July 1
NEW Campus Additions
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Pathways to Innovation Program
Spatial Analysis and Research
Undergraduate Student Training in Academic
Research (MARC U*STAR) Program
Classroom & Office Building 2 (Coming 2016)
Helpful Tools For You
• Online Course Catalog
catalog.ucmerced.edu
• Interactive Viewbook
c.ucm.edu/iviewbook
• Virtual Tour
c.ucm.edu/vt
Shakespeare class in the quad
Visit us! Schedule a tour:
tours.ucmerced.edu
Access our counselor website: c.ucm.edu/counselors
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