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- Tuition and fees: $42,184 out-of-state / $14,170 in-state
- Undergraduate enrollment: 30,574
- Percentage of undergraduates from out-of-state: 18%
- SAT Math: 630-760
- SAT Reading: 630-720
Located just outside of San Francisco in Berkeley, UC-Berkeley is the second oldest university in the University of California system. The university is highly competitive, with an 18.3 percent admission rate. It is known for its top-notch business school, research opportunities, and activism. Ten percent of students are from foreign countries and 18 percent are from out of state. The most popular majors include economics, computer science, and cellular biology.