Admissions

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End of affirmative action at UC hurt Black, Latinx students, study finds

More than 1,000 students per year were deterred from applying to the UC system — but most would have been admitted, the study says.

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Hispanic enrollment report names UC Riverside No. 1

It is the nation's only selective public university to meet or exceed its potential pool of Hispanic students.

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UC Regents declare their support for an end to race-blind admissions

UC leaders champion effort to roll back a law they say has long hindered the university's mission of access.

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UC's online high school opens its doors to students stuck at home

For college prep course provider UC Scout, remote instruction is just business as usual — which is what makes it such a valuable tool in this crisis.

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How admitted students can get a taste of the bustling UC life — without leaving the couch

UC campuses provide days of digital programming to give incoming students a taste of their unique cultures, despite social distancing.

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UC temporarily eases admissions requirements in response to educational disruptions

On late Tuesday, March 31, UC took a number of steps to help students and families navigate admissions, aid and more despite coronavirus.

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150 years of women at the University of California

UC Berkeley celebrates the 150th anniversary of the enrollment of women on campus.

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UC’s ambitious plan to help more students earn a degree

The University of California looks to produce 1.2 million UC graduates by 2030.

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Michelle Obama, celebrities, cheer college-bound students for the journey ahead

Nearly 10,000 students packed UCLA's Pauley Pavilion May 1 for College Signing Day, a massive, nationwide celebration of committing to higher education.

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These students are reaching higher — now it’s time to celebrate them

At College Signing Day on May 1, students will gain a powerful ally — and take a giant step toward their future.

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