University of California financial aid tips

5 essentials on paying for college

FAFSA forms are due March 2 — and we have some tips to motivate you to get all the financial help you can.

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The free online courses that are putting college in reach

With dozens of new offerings, UC Scout allows students anywhere in California to access a complete college prep curriculum.

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UC leaders deliver a message of access to California students and schools

UC leaders are bringing a preview of the college experience to underrepresented high schools across the state.

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Chancellor to tell students UC education is attainable, affordable

The campus kicks off a series of visits to show local students it's possible to achieve UC — if only they apply.

UC Merced enrollment

Record-breaking class pushes UC Merced enrollment near 8,000

The young campus is now the fastest-growing university in the nation.

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'Moving in the right direction'

President Napolitano reflects on facilitating diversity at the Women’s Symposium of the Ron Brown Business and Economic Summit in Oakland.

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UC scales new heights in graduation rates, research

With 1.86 million alumni, the University of California's impact is greater than ever.

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UC Irvine named a Hispanic-serving institution

Latino enrollment reaches 25.7 percent, surpassing Department of Education benchmarks.

Precollege Scholars

How UC gives high potential students a boost

The Pre-College Scholars program is reaching out to students across the state to help them achieve UC.

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How UC is working to address the executive ban on entry to the US by travelers from certain countries

The university is engaged in advocacy and offering timely guidance to students, faculty and staff.