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FAQ: UC historical frosh admit rates by HS GPA (2018)

ucbalumnusucbalumnus 82691 replies738 threads Senior Member
From https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/infocenter/freshman-admissions-summary . Note that these admission rates are not division or major specific; some popular divisions or majors (commonly engineering and CS) are significantly more selective than their campuses overall.

HS GPA is recalculated by the UC method (often resulting in a lower HS GPA than many high schools' weighted GPA calculations):
http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/freshman/requirements/gpa-requirement/index.html (method)
http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/counselors/q-and-a/calculating-gpa/index.html (special cases)
https://rogerhub.com/gpa-calculator-uc/ (helpful calculator)
Campus  4.20-   3.80-   3.40-   3.00-
        higher  4.19    3.79    3.39
UCB     37%     10%      1%      1%
UCLA    41%      9%      2%      1%
UCSD    70%     34%      7%      1%
UCI     75%     38%      7%      1%
UCSB    80%     41%      8%      1%
UCD     89%     52%     14%      3% 
UCSC    92%     70%     33%     12%
UCR     96%     84%     49%     15%
UCM     98%     95%     82%     45%
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