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Berkeley City College Overview

Located in Berkeley, California, Berkeley City College is a public institution. The location of Berkeley City College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Berkeley City College Known For?

842 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Berkeley City College is the undergraduate certificate.
  • In 2017-2018, 30% of the faculty were full-time.

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Berkeley City College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Berkeley City College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#241 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Berkeley City College?

Location of Berkeley City College

Contact details for Berkeley City College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2050 Center Sreet, Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: 510-981-2800
Website: www.berkeleycitycollege.edu/wp/

How Do I Get Into Berkeley City College?

You can apply to Berkeley City College online at: web.peralta.edu/admissions/enrollment-steps/

Berkeley City College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Berkeley City College?

1% Take Out Loans
9.8% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Berkeley City College, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $5,369 a year. That adds up to $21,476 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Berkeley City College is 9.8%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Berkeley City College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,466 Full-Time Undergraduates
52% Women
68% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,644 undergraduate students at Berkeley City College, with 1,466 being full-time and 4,178 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Berkeley City College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,466 full-time undergraduates at Berkeley City College, 48% are male and 52% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Berkeley City College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Berkeley City College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Berkeley City College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 291
Black or African American 165
Hispanic or Latino 419
White 275
International Students 154
Other Races/Ethnicities 162

Online Learning at Berkeley City College

728 Took All Classes Online
1,673 Took At Least One Class Online
5.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,673 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Berkeley City College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Berkeley City College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Berkeley City College was 5.3%. This is the #1,648 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Berkeley City College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Berkeley City College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 3 115 348 466
Graphic Communications 33 13 2 48
General Psychology 0 48 0 48
Business Administration & Management 0 40 0 40
Sociology 0 35 0 35
Economics 0 20 0 20
Communication & Media Studies 0 18 0 18
Political Science & Government 0 17 0 17
American Sign Language 0 6 7 13
Mathematics 0 13 0 13
Accounting 6 6 0 12
Physical Science Technicians 0 6 6 12
Human Development & Family Studies 0 1 8 9
General Business/Commerce 0 4 4 8
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 8 0 8
General English Literature 0 8 0 8
History 0 8 0 8
Human Services 2 2 3 7
Fine & Studio Arts 0 7 0 7
Computer Software & Applications 2 3 1 6
Romance Languages 3 3 0 6
Anthropology 0 6 0 6
General Biology 0 5 0 5
Computer Programming 1 1 1 3
International Relations & National Security 0 3 0 3
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 3 0 3
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 2 0 2
Writing Studies 1 1 0 2
Other Health Professions 0 1 1 2
Philosophy 0 2 0 2
Data Entry 1 0 0 1
Teaching Assistants 1 0 0 1
Area Studies 0 1 0 1
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 1 0 0 1
Other Visual Art 1 0 0 1
Horticulture 0 0 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 0 0
Real Estate 0 0 0 0
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 0
Information Technology 0 0 0 0
Ethnic Studies 0 0 0 0
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0 0
Biological & Physical Science 0 0 0 0
General Social Sciences 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 55 406 381 842

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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