Dates & Deadlines

Applications for admission are available beginning in October of the year prior to the year in which you would enter UC Berkeley. The application filing period is November 1-30. All applications must be submitted by November 30th.

UC Berkeley does not offer any early admissions or any early decisions.

Important Dates

Application available August 1
Filing period November 1-30
SAT test deadline December 31
Application deadline November 30
Berkeley notifies applicants of receipt of application Early January
Freshman decisions posted End of March*
Transfer decisions posted End of April*
Submit Intent to Register - Admitted Freshman Deadline May 1
Submit Intent to Register - Admitted Transfer Deadline June 1

*Exact decision dates are given to current applicants in confirmation emails and on myBerkeleyApplication, the student portal.

Learn more

Freshman Examination Requirement (SAT/ACT Tests)

Financial Aid Deadlines

Academic Calendar

Application FAQs