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California higher-ed institutions collaborate to ease financial aid access

A new higher-ed collaboration helps California students from mixed-citizenship-status households complete the FAFSA.

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UC enrolls a record-setting number of California students in fall 2023

The University of California enrolled the largest class of students in history this past fall — including a significant increase in California undergraduates and a corresponding decline in out-of-state students.

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More than half of UC transfer students pay no tuition: 8 little-known facts about paying for UC

Check out these helpful affordability tips if you, or students you support, are thinking of transferring to UC.

UC is helping students return to complete degrees

UC’s Degree Completion Program is working to remove barriers for students who leave UC without earning a degree.

Ingrid Johnson, one of the founders of Council of African American Parents

The Council of African American Parents: Developing scholars of the African Diaspora

The Council of African American Parents has an extraordinary record of turning out college graduates, most of them from the University of California. 

Yvette Gullatt shares what it means to be a Hispanic-Serving System

UC Vice Provost Yvette Gullatt, chief diversity officer for the University of California system, talks about UC’s goal to become a Hispanic-Serving System and how that has benefits for all students.

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9 ways UC is working to cultivate a university as diverse as the state itself

As California demographics evolve, UC is working to cultivate a community that reflects our state.

Applications are open for the next UC student regent

This impactful role brings the voice of the student to every issue and decision before the UC Board of Regents.

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New Dual Admission pilot program will help more students transfer to UC

The program serves California high school students who haven’t met all of UC’s subject matter requirements.

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How UC helps families pay for college

Already more than half of UC undergraduates from California get enough grants or scholarships to cover all their systemwide tuition and fees.

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All UC undergrad campuses are among the world’s best colleges

Two new rankings have put all nine of UC's undergraduate campuses in the international spotlight.