UC President Wants To Make More Room For California StudentsUniversity of California President Janet Napolitano is asking the system's governing board for permission to enroll 5,000 more California residents next fall at the nine campuses that serve undergraduates.
Survey: 25% College Admissions Officers Feel Pressure To Admit Students With Better Connections Than QualificationsThe survey by Kaplan Test Prep asked admissions officers at 400 of the top colleges if "the admissions process is rigged for the well-connected applicant?"
Could Your Next Tweet Hurt Your Chances Of Getting Into College?Your child’s next tweet or Facebook post could be hurting their chances of getting into college. No longer are grades, test scores and self essays the only measure of whether an applicant gets accepted or not.
5 Websites That May Help You Choose The University Or College That's Right For YouPicking a college is nothing like it once was. In 1980, there were 3,150 colleges and universities. Now, there are close to 4,700 and data crunchers hope to help.
UC President Napolitano Plans To Review Out-Of-State Admissions, TuitionUniversity of California President Janet Napolitano says she is examining whether the public college system has been admitting too many out-of-state and international students.
Supreme Court Ruling Jeopardizes Hope To Overturn Affirmative Action Ban At California Public Universities The effort to overturn California’s ban on affirmative action at state public universities suffered a severe blow with a Supreme Court decision announced on Tuesday.
Record Number Of Students Apply For UC AdmissionUC officials said Friday that the number of students applying to UC’s nine undergraduate campuses rose 8.6 percent to 174,767. That includes freshman and transfer applicants applying for fall 2013.
UC Sees Jump In Out-Of-State Student AdmissionsThe University of California is reporting a big jump in the percentage of out-of-state students who have been admitted for undergraduate study.
SJSU To End Admission Guarantee For Eligible LocalsLocal students have been guaranteed admissions to San Jose State for more than 150 years, but that is now changing.
SF Federal Court Upholds California Affirmative Action Ban A federal appeals court has upheld California’s ban on using race, ethnicity and gender in admitting students to public colleges and universities.
CSU To Reduce Enrollment Amid Funding ShortfallCalifornia State University plans to reduce enrollment next year as the 23-campus system grapples with steep cuts in state funding.
Burning Man Ticket Lottery Leaves Loyal ‘Burners’ Out In The Cold According to organizers, there were 80,000 people vying for tickets in this year's lottery - tens of thousands more than the venue's 50,000 person capacity.