Undergraduate Students: Current Census

In 2012, 3% of current undergraduate students are African American, 39% are Asian, 13% are Chicano/Latino, 1% are Native American/Alaskan Native, less than 1% are Pacific Islander, 29% are White, and 5% are Other/Decline to State. Women outnumber men in most race/ethnic groups, with the largest gender gap occurring in Chicano/Latino current undergraduate students. (How to understand the dashboard)

UC Berkeley Undergraduate Census Demographics – 2012

UC Berkeley Undergraduate Census Demographics – Trends, 1985–2012

African American Asian Chicano/Latino Native American/
Alaskan Native
Pacific Islander White Other/Decline to State International

UC Berkeley Undergraduate Census by Race/Ethnicity 2005–2012

Headcount Percent
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
African American 830 835 841 889 923 875 892 874 4% 3% 3% 4% 4% 3% 3% 3%
Asian 9,691 9,868 10,259 10,480 10,348 10,168 10,083 10,047 41% 41% 42% 42% 41% 40% 39% 39%
Chicano/Latino 2,490 2,617 2,845 2,930 3,050 3,016 3,136 3,259 11% 11% 12% 12% 12% 12% 12% 13%
Native American/Alaskan Native 127 118 126 121 129 146 169 196 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Pacific Islander 69 67 73 68 65 61 62 61 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
White 7,299 7,551 7,763 7,749 7,792 7,746 7,746 7,464 31% 32% 32% 31% 31% 30% 30% 29%
Other/Decline to State 2,268 2,124 2,023 1,948 1,941 1,813 1,502 1,204 10% 9% 8% 8% 8% 7% 6% 5%
International 708 683 706 966 1,282 1,715 2,295 2,669 3% 3% 3% 4% 5% 7% 9% 10%
Total 23,482 23,863 24,636 25,151 25,530 25,540 25,885 25,774 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%