Journey to UC
Nearly a third of UC undergrads start at a community college. And that’s a number the University is dedicated to increasing in the coming years.
“UCs are for everyone. And no matter your background, there are programs and resources to help.”
– Nancy Huynh, UC Davis transfer student ambassador
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.