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UC Berkeley fall 2007 entering class

  Freshmen Transfer from
community college
  2007 2006 2007 2006
Total 4,300 4,200 2,100 2,000
Men 45.0% 45.5% 51.6% 50.6%
Women 55.0% 54.5% 48.1% 48.6%
Ethnicity  
Native American 0.5% 0.4% 0.7% 0.6%
African American 3.1% 3.3% 3.8% 3.9%
Chicano/Latino 11.7% 11.9% 13.8% 14.5%
Filipino/Pilipino 3.9% 3.4% 2.7% 2.3%
Total Asian/PI 41.6% 42.9% 25.7% 23.9%
Chinese 23.5% 24.9% 13.6% 11.9%
East Indian/Pakistani 4.4% 4.5% 2.3% 2.3%
Japanese 1.6% 1.5% 1.6% 1.8%
Korean 5.4% 5.0% 3.8% 3.4%
Other Asian 2.9% 2.9% 1.3% 1.6%
Pacific Islander 0.3% 0.2% 0.5% 0.3%
Vietnamese 3.5% 3.8% 2.5% 2.7%
Caucasian 29.6% 28.5% 35.9 37.4%
Other 1.3% 1.1% 1.8% 2.3%
Ethnicity not reported 5.4% 6.1% 7.8% 7.4%
International 2.9% 2.4% 7.9% 7.7%
First generation
(parents with no college at all)
18.6% 18.8% 28.5% 28.6%
Geographic location  
Total from CA 90.7% 91.4% 93.0% 92.9%
SF Bay Area 32.5% 32.3% 42.7% 42.0%
Other Northern California 10.2% 10.9% 12.8% 12.8%
Los Angeles County 22.3% 23.3% 18.5% 18.3%
Other Southern California 17.9% 16.8% 13.7% 15.0%
Central Valley 4.6% 4.4% 3.1% 2.5%
Inland Empire 3.2% 3.6% 2.3% 2.4%
Other US 6.2% 6.9% 1.4% 1.6%
International 2.9% 1.7% 5.6% 5.5%
Academic indicators  
Average GPA (4.0 scale) 3.82 3.83 3.55 3.67
Average GPA (5.0 scale) 4.25 4.26    
Average SAT Composite 1968 1965    
Transfer student age (average 23 in 2006 and 2007)  
Oldest     60 72
Youngest     15 17