OAKLAND (CBS / AP) — University 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.

Marking her one-year anniversary as leader of the 10-campus system, the former Homeland Security secretary said Tuesday that said she shares the concerns of Californians who have watched the percentage of nonresidents accepted rise sharply during the recession — from 12 percent of the freshmen accepted in 2009 to 30 percent this fall.

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Napolitano says UC needs to look at whether it has struck the right balance between those higher-paying students and in-state students whose educations are partially funded by the state.

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She says that review will happen as she works with the UC Regents to develop a budget for the next academic year that may include the system’s first tuition increases in four years.

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