UC could grow by 33,000 California students, equivalent of new campus, to meet surging demand

Source: LA Times: Teresa Watanabe

“This is music to my ears,” McCarty said of UC’s enrollment targets. “This is exactly what we’ve been pushing for in the last five, 10 years — to increase access for highly qualified California students. This is a top, top priority for the Legislature.”

The University of California, facing record surges in applications, could increase seats for California students by as many as 33,000 by 2030 — the equivalent of building a new campus.

At least half the growth would come at the UC system’s most popular campuses — UCLA, UC Berkeley and UC San Diego — in part by reducing the number of out-of-state and international students and giving those seats to Californians.

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