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UC campuses rise to the top in Money’s 2024 Best Colleges

All nine University of California undergraduate campuses earned either 4.5 or 5 stars in Money’s 2024 list of Best Colleges, placing them among the top tier of the nation’s universities for educational quality, affordability and student outcomes.

UC’s transfer students triumph in the Class of 2024

Meet 10 first-gen graduates who started their journey to UC at a California community college.

Undergraduate student Maria Sitzoglou studying in the art and architecture library.

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.

Diverse group of UC undergraduate students standing together smiling

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.

UCLA transfer student

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.

UC Irvine students walking on campus

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.