UC Berkeley accepts 14,000 fall freshmen students

April 18, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
More than 14,000 new freshmen have been accepted to Cal Berkeley next year.

On Thursday the university released admission figures for the fall semester. A record-high number of applications were received this year, nearly 68,000.

Cal officials say the class has an average GPA of 3.9 and a diverse background.

More than 9,000 are from California and women represent about 54-percent of all admitted students.