What makes you a Golden Bear?
The Class of 2023 and 2025 is the most diverse incoming group in Berkeley's history! With over 10K new accepted first-years and transfers, Berkeley is the hub for students of all different walks in life.
- Transfers are our largest student population on campus, making up over a quarter of the population. Class of 2023 accepted 4,818 students!
-More than 95% of Berkeley transfers are from California Community Colleges!
- 3% are Veterans
-14% are Re-entry students
Want to learn more about the resources available for transfers? Check out the Student Transfer Center (1st floor of Cesar Chavez Union)
First Year Stats
With over 76.5% of first-years coming from public schools, the conversations and community created at Cal are rooted on diversifying the student experience for all undergrads!
-35% of Berkeley First Years are First-Generation students! Many academic resources exist for first generation students such as the EOP Student Department.
Regardless of your student journey, Cal is a place where connections are fostered and goals are met through the resources and community created by students.