UC Berkeley 2011-12 entering class

  Freshmen Transfers
  2011 2010 2011 2010
Total  5,600 5,000  2,700 2,500
Ethnicity  
Native American  0.8% 0.8%  1.1% 1.2%
African American  3.1% 3.2%  5.6% 4.9%
Chicano/Latino  12.3% 12.2%  20.2% 18.2%
Filipino/Pilipino  3.3% 2.9%  2.7% 3.2%
Total Asian/PI  45.8% 42.7%  25.8% 27.4%
Chinese  23.4% 22.5%  11.3% 12.9%
East Indian/Pakistani  8.5% 7.4%  3.2% 2.9%
Japanese  1.8% 1.8%  1.8% 1.8%
Korean  7.0% 5.3%  3.9% 3.8%
Other Asian  1.3% 1.8%  1.4% 2.1%
Pacific Islander  0.2% 0.2%  0.5% 0.4%
Vietnamese  3.6% 3.7%  3.5% 3.5%
Caucasian  31.6% 31.4%  40.8% 36.1%
Ethnicity not reported  3.1% 6.8%  3.9% 8.9%
First generation
(neither parent has 4-year degree)
 21.8% 24.7%  44.7% 47.0%
Geographic location (California residents)  
SF Bay Area  34.5% 35.5%  41.6% 45.4%
Other Northern California  10.3% 11.1%  15.0% 12.7%
Los Angeles County  24.6% 24.1%  19.7% 20.3%
Other Southern California  22.1% 20.2%  17.1% 15.6%
Central Valley  4.5% 4.5%  3.3% 2.5%
Inland Empire  3.8% 4.1%  3.0% 2.4%
Residency status  
California residents  69.7%  76.8%  80.6%  84.4%
Domestic out-of-state  18.9%  13.2%  2.0%  2.1%
International  11.3%  10.0%  17.4%  13.4%
Academic indicators  
Median GPA (4.0 scale)  3.9 3.9  3.7 3.8
Median GPA (5.0 scale)  4.3 4.3    
Student age  
Oldest  36 49  65 60
Youngest  12 12  17 16
Median parental household income  
   $100,000 $86,406  $71,585 $60,000
Percentage with parental income below $40,000  
   21.4% 25.3%  28.3%  35.6%

Notes: Numbers may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding. Data reflects projected fall and spring enrollment based on applicants’ Statements of Intent to Register. Transfer data includes community college transfer students and four-year college transfer students. Ethnic data does not factor in international students.