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Should I bother applying to Berkeley?

StanfordBoi101StanfordBoi101 4 replies5 threads New Member

Should I apply to UC Berkeley if I have a 3.9 and a 1300 SAT score?
edited February 2019
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  • GumbymomGumbymom Forum Champion UC 30277 replies382 threads Forum Champion
    edited February 2019
    Is the 3.9 GPA, your capped weighted UC GPA or Fully weighted UC GPA? https://rogerhub.com/gpa-calculator-uc/

    Also what is your correct GPA and test score information? You stated on another thread a GPA of 3.8 and SAT of 1310?

    Here is some UC statistical data to help gauge your chances. Remember admissions for the UC’s are not just about stats but also your EC’s and personal insight essays. If you want to apply, then definitely apply just consider it a Reach school and it never hurts to have a few Reach schools on your college list.

    2018 Freshman admit rates for UC GPA of 3.80-4.19 capped weighted and not major specific:

    UCB: 10%
    UCLA: 9%
    UCSD: 34%
    UCSB: 38%
    UCD: 41%
    UCI: 38%
    UCSC: 70%
    UCR: 84%
    UCM: 95%

    2018 Freshman admit rates for UC GPA of 4.20 or above capped weighted and not major specific:

    UCB: 37%
    UCLA: 41%
    UCSD: 70%
    UCSB: 80%
    UCD: 89%
    UCI: 75%
    UCSC: 92%
    UCR: 96%
    UCM: 98%


    2018 UC capped weighted GPA averages:
    UCB: 4.23
    UCLA: 4.23
    UCSD: 4.16
    UCSB: 4.13
    UCI: 4.13
    UCD: 4.11
    UCSC: 3.96
    UCR: 3.81
    UCM: 3.71

    2018 Data:
    25th - 75th percentiles for SAT:
    UCB: 1360-1540
    UCLA: 1340-1540
    UCSD: 1300-1520
    UCSB: 1270-1500
    UCD: 1220-1480
    UCI: 1230-1490
    UCSC: 1210-1450
    UCR: 1130-1380
    UCM: 1020-1280
    edited February 2019
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  • aunt beaaunt bea 10268 replies70 threads Senior Member
    Another post indicates that you are a senior. If so, you're late for the application period for the Fall of 2019.
    Are you an international student?
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