HS Updates - University of California

UC Berkeley
Admissions Updates
CSU-UC Counselor Conference 2013
Amy W. Jarich
Assistant Vice Chancellor and Director of Admissions
University of California Berkeley
Freshman Admission Data
 Mean GPAs = 3.90 (unweighted) 4.37 (weighted/uncapped)
 Mean SAT Reasoning = percentile range = 1960 to 2240*
 Mean ACT = percentile range = 29 to 34*
84% increase in applications since 2004
*25th – 75th Percentile
What’s New at Berkeley
New Initiatives:
• New Chancellor: Chancellor Nicholas B. Dirks
• Lower Sproul redevelopment project breaks ground
• Cal Student Central "one-stop shop" launched
Financial Aid:
• Middle Class Access Plan (MCAP) sets a 15% cap on
parental contributions for families with total annual income
between $80K and $140K
• Sign up for counselor news and information on the new
LinkedIn site for counselors at:
What’s New at Our Colleges
• New Peer Advising Program: [email protected]
• New Minors: Sustainable Environmental Design
and Design Innovation
• New building for the Jacobs Design Institute
• Record high: 95% of 2013 graduating seniors report
overall positive COE experience
What’s New at Our Colleges
Environmental Design:
• New Major: Sustainable Environmental Design
• Website redesign offers news, events and projects:
Letters and Science:
• New Minor: History
• Video series at http://ls-advise.berkeley.edu.
• Advising offered via Skype
2013 CSU-UC Counselor Conference
Walter Robinson
Executive Director
Undergraduate Admissions
New Welcome Center
100K Genome Project
Fall 2013 Freshman Profile
Dates to remember
Application Available October 1
Apply October 1 – November 30
Preview Day October 19
UC for You October 27
College Week Live
Latin America Day September 12
CWL September 19
UC Day October 1
Univision October 3
CWL October 24
International Day November 13
CWL November 21
CWL December 12
For more information…
[email protected]
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