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UC Berkeley Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to learn how diverse the average college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Read the UC Berkeley diversity report below.

UC Berkeley Student Population

42,327 Total Students
29,300 Undergraduates
9,502 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend University of California - Berkeley?

UC Berkeley total enrollment is approximately 42,327 students. 29,300 are undergraduates and 9,502 are graduate students.

UC Berkeley Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time UC Berkeley undergraduate population is made up of 54% women, and 46% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

UC Berkeley Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
Asian 10,523
White 6,335
Hispanic 5,328
International 3,781
Multi-Ethnic 1,720
Unknown 964
Black or African American 580
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 49

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

UC Berkeley Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 49% of full-time grad students are women, and 51% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

UC Berkeley Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,413
International 2,466
Asian 1,505
Hispanic 969
Multi-Ethnic 452
Unknown 348
Black or African American 316
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

UC Berkeley Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
Asian 12,931
White 10,761
Hispanic 6,884
International 6,847
Multi-Ethnic 2,328
Unknown 1,436
Black or African American 1,025
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 56

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

University of California - Berkeley Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 5,467
Asian 2,077
Black or African American 826
Multi-Ethnic 197
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 37
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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UC Berkeley Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 22,006 female students and 20,321 male students at UC Berkeley.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of UC Berkeley is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  98.15 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about UC Berkeley faculty.

There are approximately 6,153 female teachers and 5,929 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

15.46% Out of State
10.49% Out of the Country

UC Berkeley ranks 469 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

15.46% of UC Berkeley students come from out of state, and 10.49% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  78 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 41 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
California 4,729
Texas 78
New Jersey 72
Illinois 66
Florida 63

International Students at UC Berkeley

Students from 129 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, South Korea, and India.

Learn more about international students at UC Berkeley.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
58.83% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  73.62 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At UC Berkeley, 58.83% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 12,595
18-19 12,048
22-24 6,530
25-29 6,176
30-34 2,388
35 and over 1,494
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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