When we review freshman applicants we look at a wide variety of factors. Some are more easily quantifiable than others. Below are the primary academic factors we considered when we reviewed our freshman applicants for Fall Quarter 2021. There is no specific cutoff value assigned to any of the factors we consider.
Freshman Applications for Fall 2021
Types of GPAs
All GPAs are calculated from courses completed in grades 10 and 11.
The fully weighted GPA includes an extra grade point for all UC-approved honors courses (which include AP, IB, school-based honors and transferable college courses) in which a grade of C or higher is earned. The maximum value possible is 5.00.
The unweighted GPA does not include any extra grade points for honors courses. The maximum value possible is 4.00.
GPA statistics for admitted freshman students
Middle 25% - 75%
Ethnicity or Race Statistics
% of entering class (domestic only) *
Ethnicity or Race
American Indian or Alaska Native
* 7% of the entering freshman class are international students
of freshmen (domestic) are first-generation college students
of the entering freshmen are from underrepresented backgrounds