UCLA’s Latino founder
Without the legislative efforts of Reginaldo Francisco del Valle, Los Angeles' first publicly-funded institution of higher learning would not have been built.
What it means to be a Hispanic-Serving Institution
UC was created to serve the people of the Golden State — and that means reflecting the changing demographics of all those who call California home.
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UC admits a record number of California students for fall 2023
UC has admitted a record number of California freshmen for fall 2023, including the largest class of underrepresented freshman students in University history. Overall, UC admitted 157,446 applicants.
82% of undergrads come from California
2 out of 3 California students who applied last year got in.
54% of California undergrads pay no tuition
UC has one of the strongest financial aid programs in the nation.
86% of undergrads earn a diploma
Most students complete their studies in just over four years.