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  • Student next to questions graphic in a screenshot

    How to answer UC's Personal Insight Questions

    About to start the Personal Insight Questions for the UC undergraduate application? Here are some helpful tips on what the questions are about and what they cover.

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    Help keep the University of California affordable

    Today's students deserve the same great UC education as previous generations. Let's grow California together.

  • President Obama at UC Irvine commencement

    President Obama at UC Irvine Commencement 2014

    President Barack Obama spoke at UC Irvine's commencement celebration at Angel Stadium.
  • Randy Schekman

    Nobelist Schekman on the value of public higher ed

    Nobel laureate Randy Schekman is a UC Berkeley professor and a UCLA alumnus. From the pinnacle of achievement, Schekman credits public higher education as the foundation of his success. Schekman will participate in UC's Graduate Research Day, calling for more student support.

  • bar graph showing that 40% of UC students come from low-income households, in comparison with other selective public, private, and ivy league schools, which each enroll less than 24% low-income students

    How UC serves low-income students

    UC Newsroom

    UC educates more low-income and first-generation college-going students than any other top caliber research university.
  • Irma Ortiz

    One student’s rise to the top

    UC Riverside

    First-generation collegian seizes opportunities to move into graduate research in agriculture.
  • Golden Globe winners

    Alumni glow in TV spotlight

    UC Santa Cruz

    Andy Samberg, Cary Fukunaga bring home Golden Globes for TV work.


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