Update (9/5/2023): CS is being moved to the College of Computing, Data Science, and Society. So far Berkeley is stating that no significant changes are expected in terms of available spaces and admission evaluation process, but that may change later.
Update (10/18/2022): Berkeley is changing the major declaration process for some “high demand” majors (including CS) in the College of Letters and Science; find a list of affected majors and the updated major declaration process/restrictions here.
You can find a comprehensive analysis on the pros and cons of declaring EECS vs. CS in L&S when you apply to Berkeley as a freshman applicant here. The dataset included in the analysis was from 2014-2015, but you can make an educated guess of future trends based on the information. The Analysis is long, but worth the read if you are deciding between the two majors.
Berkeley also has an EECS/CS Program Comparison Chart that outlines some the differences in the two programs.
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