UC Berkeley 2010-11 entering class

  Freshmen Transfers
  2010 2009 2010 2009
Total 5,000 5,600 2,500 2,600
Ethnicity  
Native American 0.8% 0.5% 1.2% 0.7%
African American 3.2% 2.7% 4.9% 4.2%
Chicano/Latino 12.2% 12.0% 18.2% 16.3%
Filipino/Pilipino 2.9% 3.6% 3.2% 2.8%
Total Asian/PI 42.7% 41.6% 27.4% 27.0%
Chinese 22.5% 22.4% 12.9% 14.1%
East Indian/Pakistani 7.4% 5.7% 2.9% 3.1%
Japanese 1.8% 1.8% 1.8% 1.5%
Korean 5.3% 6.0% 3.8% 3.9%
Other Asian 1.8% 2.0% 2.1% 1.7%
Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.2% 0.4% 0.2%
Vietnamese 3.7% 3.4% 3.5% 2.6%
Caucasian 31.4% 33.3% 36.1% 39.0%
Ethnicity not reported 6.8% 5.2% 8.9% 7.4%
First generation
(neither parent has 4-year degree)
24.7% 26.9% 47.0% 45.3%
Geographic location  
Total from CA 77.7% 89.5% 87.1% 87.4%
SF Bay Area 27.6% 31.3% 38.3% 40.2%
Other Northern California 8.5% 10.6% 12.0% 11.0%
Los Angeles County 18.9% 21.5% 18.2% 18.4%
Other Southern California 16.0% 17.8% 13.1% 13.7%
Central Valley 3.5% 4.2% 3.0% 2.1%
Inland Empire 3.2% 4.1% 2.5% 2.0%
Other U.S. 12.3% 4.7% 1.3% 2.0%
International 9.9% 5.6% 11.5% 10.5%
Academic indicators  
Median GPA (4.0 scale) 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.7
Median GPA (5.0 scale) 4.3 4.2    
Student age  
Oldest 49 27 60 65
Youngest 12 13 16 16
Median parental household income  
  $86,406 $84,000 $60,000 $68,000
Percentage with parental income below $40,000  
  25.3% 24.7%   35.0%

Notes: Numbers may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding. Data reflects projected fall and spring enrollment. Transfer data includes community college transfer students and four-year college transfer students. Ethnic data does not factor in international students. Geographic location is based on address, not resident status.