Goldman School of Public Policy - University of California, Berkeley

Admissions Statistics

Master of Public Policy (MPP)

MPP Class Profile – Fall 2017

Number of applicants: 620

Size of entering class: 96

Female: 54%; Male: 46%

Minority Students*: 31%

International: 20%

(Represented Countries**: Canada, China, Ethiopia, Germany, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Republic of South Korea, Mexico, Pakistan, Philippines, Romania, Syria, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Vietnam)

Out-of-State: 35%

California Resident: 45%

Average Age: 26.6 (range: 20 -37)

Average years of work experience: 3.89

Average GPA: 3.64 

Average GRE

          Quantitative (New Test):  159 (range: 146-170)
          ​Verbal  (New Test):           162 (range: 146-170)
          Analytical:                         4.7 (range: 3 – 6.0)

Average TOEFL:                        112 (range: 103-117)

*Represents percentage of US citizens

**Based on citizenship/birth country