Award-winning graduate research
See the brilliance on display at UC’s annual Grad Slam contest, including UC Berkeley grad student Justin Lee’s first-place talk on how he’s working to stop COVID by jamming the machinery the virus uses to copy itself.
“I love being able to contribute something new to a field, to do something that hasn’t been done.”
UCSF Ph.D. student, biochemistry and molecular biology
UC announces Native American Opportunity Plan
The University of California will ensure that in-state systemwide Tuition and Student Service Fees for California students from federally recognized Native American tribes are fully covered by grants or scholarships under a new plan.
83% of undergrads come from California
2 out of 3 California students who applied last year got in.
56% of California undergrads pay no tuition
UC has one of the strongest financial aid programs in the nation.
86% of undergrads earn a diploma
Most students complete their studies in just over four years.