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.
Lawyers for 46 minority students and a civil rights group asked a federal appeals court in San Francisco Monday to allow them to go forward with their challenge to a voter-approved ban on affirmative action in University of California admissions.
Stanford University has accepted its first batch of students for the Class of 2016, admission officials said Friday.
An enrollment boom at San Jose State University has resulted in a shortage of about 250 rooms for returning students, university officials said.
One of every seven students enrolled at the University of California this fall will be a freshman from out of state who will pay an extra $23,000 in tuition.
The rate of out-of-state students being offered admission jumped to more than 60 percent this year from about 51 percent in 2010 and 44 percent in 2009.
The University of California is expanding use of an undergraduate admissions process that evaluates students’ academic achievement in the context of their background and life experiences.
Despite big tuition hikes, the University of California again received a record number of undergraduate applications for the fall, driven by sharp increases from out-of-state and international students, school officials said Friday.
Undergraduate applications to Stanford University are on the rise, according to the university’s Office of Undergraduate Admission.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS) San Jose State University officials have announced that for the second year in a row, the school will not accept new admissions for the 2011 spring semester.