01 Jul '11, 11pm

State Universities Admitting More Nonresident Students - Care2.com (blog)

State Universities Admitting More Nonresident Students - Care2.com (blog)

A sea change is going on in the state of California’s public university system, with the University of California’s efforts to recruit more out-of-state students — who pay extra tuition — resulting in nonresidents making up 12.3 percent of the freshman class, an 8 percent increase from last year. The biggest increases are at the three US campuses that are, says the Los Angeles Times , “the most selective, and perhaps most widely known outside California”: UC Berkeley, where nearly 30 percent of the freshman class will be comprised of nonresidents (up from 23 percent last year); and UC San Diego and UCLA, whose incoming freshman classes will be made up of 18 percent nonresident students. At other UC campuses — Merced, Santa Cruz and Riverside — nonresidents will make up 3 percent or less of the freshman class. UC admission officials have said that the number of California f...

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