⚠ Notice – The latest updates on the evolving COVID-19 policies and resources for the campus community.
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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 application for early admission or early decision.
|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*|
|Freshman deadline to accept offer of admission||May 1|
|Transfer deadline to accept offer of admission||June 1|
**Exact decision dates are given to current applicants in confirmation emails and on the student application portal (coming soon).
Freshman Examination Requirement (link is external) (SAT/ACT Tests)