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Chances of getting in

BenduongBenduong 1 replies2 threads New Member
I am trying to apply for economics major.
SAT score: 1300
GPA weighted average : 4.0

- 6 years of being in the school varsity football team, won first place in group B in 2019
- 3 years for school charity, head of yr 10/11 for one year
- Selected as whole school's head prefect (one of the 3 head students in school)in 2019
- Work experience at Hasfarm for 1 week (achieved an work experience award from school, 1st place)
- Social Science student of the Year 2019, in school
- Modern Foreign Language student of the Year 2018
-Top in vietnam for chinese in IGCSE
- Did bronze international award but did not earn medal
- Attempted enterprise club but team did not do well, so we split
- Class helping tutor for Math with year 10, for 1 year

What are my chances of getting in?
Thank you
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  • lkg4answerslkg4answers 1662 replies201 threads Senior Member
    Are you in state or out of state? Can you calculated your UC GPA? Go here: https://rogerhub.com/gpa-calculator-uc/ and make sure you read the section below the calculator so that you are calculating it correctly.
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  • BenduongBenduong 1 replies2 threads New Member
    edited September 27
    I am out of state, and my weighted GPA is 3.93 in fact.

    edited September 27
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  • GumbymomGumbymom 28103 replies173 threadsForum Champion UC Forum Champion
    Out of state applicants have a higher acceptance rate however, most do not matriculate due to costs. Is $65K/year affordable with no financial aid?

    I would say a 50/50 chance since Econ is becoming impacted at UCD. Both GPA and SAT are below the averages.

    2018 Freshman admit rates for UC GPA of 3.80-4.19 capped weighted and not major specific: UCD: 41%

    2019 Average capped weighted GPA:
    UCD: 4.13


    2019 Data: 
    25th - 75th percentiles for SAT totals:
    UCD:    1230-1490

    Best of luck and apply widely.
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