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 30.

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 the student application portal (coming soon).

Learn more

Freshman Examination Requirement (SAT/ACT Tests)

Academic Calendar

Application FAQs