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Becoming a Hispanic-Serving University

UC is on track to become the first university system of its size and selectivity to have all of its campuses officially recognized as Hispanic-Serving Institutions. UC's Yvette Gullatt shares why the HSI designation matters for students and for California.

Q&A with Chief Diversity Officer Yvette Gullatt

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Take your degree to the next level

UC is expanding graduate opportunities for a diverse population of California students, including those from CSU and UC campuses. We have resources to help you get here.

Learn about grad school at UC

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“If you can’t see people who look like you doing science, then it’s harder for you to imagine yourself doing it as well.”

Samantha Mensah
Chemistry Ph.D. student, UCLA
Founder, Black in Chem

Breaking news

UC announces $100M climate action grant program

Researchers from across California higher education are invited to apply for the awards, with the goal of creating real-world solutions in partnership with California communities. Letters of intent are due Jan. 17, 2023. 

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Explore the UC story through data

See detailed metrics on student enrollment, graduation rates, alumni outcomes and more about the University.

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82% of undergrads come from California

2 out of 3 California students who applied last year got in.

55% 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.