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Graduate alumni accomplishments


Berkeley's graduate alumni include 20 Nobel Prize winners, 39 MacArthur Fellow, and 30 National Medal of Science recipients.

20 Nobel Laureates

 

39 MacArthur Fellows

 

30 National Medal of Science

 

Nobel Prize Winner

MacArthur Fellow

National Medal of Science

 

  

 

Graduate Student Enrollment

In 2020, UC Berkeley welcomed roughly 3,540 new graduate students from nearly 42,000 applicants: 2,743 masters and professional students, and 796 in doctoral students.  Of those, 46% are women, and 15% are underrepresented minorities.  

2,743 masters and professional degree

 

796 doctoral students

 

Master's and Professional Students

Doctoral Students

 

 

 

46% women 15% underrepresented minorities

Women

URM

 

 

 

 

Undergraduate Student Enrollment

In 2020, UC Berkeley welcomed roughly 20,280 new undergraduate students.   These undergraduate students have an average weighted GPA of 4.45, and 26.6% are from families in which neither parent has a four-year college degree.  

Average weighted GPA for undergraduate students is 4.45 26.6% of undergraduate students are first-generation college students

Average weighted GPA

First-generation College Students