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University of California application totals for fall 2024 admission on the rise

The uptick was driven by a rise in applications from transfer students, California residents, and students from historically underrepresented groups in higher education.


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Commitment deadline extended to May 15 for first-year students

All nine of UC's undergraduate campuses will extend their Statement of Intent to Register deadline for first-year undergraduate students to May 15.


New UC admissions and financial aid webinars for parents

New webinars, open to the public, are designed to help parents learn about and better understand the UC admissions process and various pathways into the university.


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UC admits a record number of CA residents and underrepresented freshmen

UC admitted a record number of CA freshmen to its incoming class of undergraduate students and its largest class of underrepresented freshmen in the system’s history for fall 2023.


VIDEO: Watch a recording of undergraduate admissions insights

Get advice for helping college-bound students best reflect themselves in their applications, as well as insight into what admissions officers look for.


The OPSA UC Undergraduate Admissions Series kicks off this Thursday

Two workshops will help you navigate the UC admission and financial aid processes with UCOP experts.


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Video: Jamal Collins explains UC’s new tuition plan

In a new short video, Financial Aid Outreach & Communications Liaison Jamal Collins explains UC's new tuition plan.


Learn about UC admissions and financial aid in these unprecedented times

The annual OPSA UC Undergraduate Application Series kicks off Sept. 29. Get help with preparing the UC undergraduate application.


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UC offers admission to more California students

As part of its commitment to serve California students with a world-class education and top-tier faculty, UC announced on Aug. 10 that it admitted a record 85,268 California first-year students for fall 2022.


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UC receives the most student applications in its 154-year history

The University of California received a record-breaking number of applications for fall 2022, underscoring our position as one of the most sought-after higher education systems in the world.