TRIO DSP SSS - Program Highlights and Statistics

General Statistics

Total Number of Applications Received: 145

Total Number of Students Admitted: 96

Total Number of Graduates (December 2019 & Spring 2020): 39

Average GPA of TRIO graduates: 3.3

Most popular major for graduates: Sociology (6)    

Most popular major for continuing participants

1. Sociology (14)

2. Ethnic Studies (7), Political Science (7)

Average GPA of TRIO continuing participants: 3.2

How many continuing participants are undeclared?  

Seniors (3), Juniors (24), Sophomores (18), Freshman (8)

Total: 53

Note: The following statistics show the 2019/2020 Active TRiO Students by college and indicates most popular majors by college.

TRiO Students by College

 TRiO Students by College

86% - College of Letters and Science (210)

8% - Rausser College of Natural Resources (19)

5% - College of Engineering (13)

< 1 % - Haas School of Business (2)

< 1 % - College of Chemistry (1)

TRiO Students Most Popular Majors (by College)

TRiO Student’s Most Popular Majors (by college)
College of Letters and ScienceRausser College of Natural ResourcesCollege of Engineering
Sociology Society and Environment Chemical Engineering
Political Science Molecular Environmental Biology Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS)
Ethnic Studies Conservation and Resource Studies Mechanical Engineering

TRiO Average GPA

Average Cumulative GPA by Class Standing

3.6485 - Freshman (5)

3.2985 - Sophomore (2.3)

3.275 - Junior (78)

3.202 - Senior (137)

Goal: Good Academic Standing – 85% of all enrolled participants being served by the DSP TRIO SSS project will meet the performance level required to stay in good academic standing at UC Berkeley.

Spring 2020 Grads - Entered as Freshman

Spring 2020 Grads – Entered as Freshmen
# of Years to Graduate# of Students
4 years 9
5 years 5
6 years 2
7 years 1
8 years 0
9 years 1
  Total – 18

Graduation Goal: 

  • 85% of new participants served each year will graduate with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent within six (6) years.
  • 88% of our Spring 2020 graduates earned their degree in 6 years or less