Berkeley City College: Review & Facts

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Berkeley City College is a medium two-year, public school with 7,165 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1974 and is one of the 12 schools located in Berkeley, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
39
Fair
Berkeley City College will give you the option to obtain a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or 2-year certificate.

Berkeley City College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 39 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Graphic Design and Animation, Business, Sociology and Anthropology, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
57%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Berkeley City College is low at 57% (way below California average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
29 : 1
High
The graduation rate at Berkeley City College is very low: 22%. Around 34% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Berkeley City College is a bit disappointing: 29:1. Read more information about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,400
Low
Average tuition cost is low - about $6,300 per academic year. The additional fees at Berkeley City College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $100; which makes it a total of $6,400 per year.

Read the details about Berkeley City College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Berkeley City College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (510) 981-2800 or check Berkeley City College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Dicey
Berkeley City College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

Currently there is no on-campus housing at Berkeley City College.

Based on the college crime information, Berkeley City College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Berkeley City College Location and Maps



Post Address: Berkeley City College, 2050 Center Sreet, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
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