All-time record-high number of applicants apply to UC, with Chicano/Latino students comprising largest proportion
UC Office of the President
January 28, 2021
The University of California announced today (Jan. 28) that the system received for fall 2021 admission the highest number of undergraduate applications in its history, even in the midst of a global pandemic. Highlights among California freshmen include a jump in overall applications and surges among African American and Chicano/Latino students, while California Community College transfer applications also grew by an impressive margin.
In the News
July 16, 2021
From outbreak to vaccine, a new timeline captures UC’s historic mobilization against the coronavirus and the contributions of its many health care providers, researchers and scientists.
UC Office of the President
May 10, 2021
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- The cost of California
- University of California Health hospitals recognized among the best in California and the nation
- Cultural biases impact native fish, too
- UC ranks first among colleges and universities in green power usage
- UC Olympians on a quest for gold at the Tokyo Summer Games
- Turning tarantula venom into pain relief
- Poor and minority communities suffer more from extreme heat in U.S. cities
- Billionaires in the great beyond
- The parent trap
- We need your voice! Join our team of UC student advocates
- Calling all couch potatoes: This finger wrap can let you power electronics while you sleep
- Detecting wildlife illness and death with new early alert system
- In the words of the Buddha
- It’s not just hot. It’s dangerous
- ‘Neuroprosthesis’ allows man with paralysis to put thoughts into words freely — a first
- Majority of Californians still believe the state is ‘Golden’
- Very big changes are coming very fast to the American workplace
- UC Davis earns national award for COVID-19 response
- Holding world leaders accountable for environmental destruction
- Space travel weakens our immune systems — now scientists may know why
July 28, 2021
The hospitals of University of California Health (UCH) once again have been rated among the best in the state and the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021-2022 Best Hospitals rankings.
July 22, 2021
The University of California Board of Regents approved today (July 22) the Tuition Stability Plan to increase predictability for students and families, better support students with the greatest financial need and provide critical resources for UC campuses.
July 21, 2021
The University of California Board of Regents today (July 21) appointed UC Berkeley law student Marlenee Blas Pedral to be the 2022-23 student regent.
July 19, 2021
Following an unprecedented year marked by the coronavirus pandemic, hybrid instruction and travel restrictions, the University of California announced today (July 19) that its campuses made record-breaking admission offers to a new class of undergraduates for fall 2021.
Let’s get vaccinated, for our families and communities, says UC President Drake
All of us have a role to play in bringing the pandemic to an end. UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D., explains why the COVID-19 vaccine is the best way we can protect ourselves and the people we love.
Meet the 2021 UC Startup Innovation Challenge Social Impact Prize award winners
The inaugural Social Impact Prize is a $10,000 award in recognition of startups that are driving social change and justice, reducing environmental impacts, or providing access, resources and opportunities to underserved groups through innovation.
A message to the UC community from President Michael V. Drake, M.D.
As Michael V. Drake, M.D., assumes his new role as UC’s 21st president, he sends his greetings and gratitude to the entire university community.