The University of California is not a separate educational institute that enrolls students for graduate, undergraduate and professional studies rather it is a complete system body known as University of California system that has ten major educational campuses for higher studies. University of California system is one of the top-ranked university systems in the world that is globally recognized as the best system in reference to high research, innovation, and creativity. The University of California is also called UC. It was established in 1868 originally located in Oakland, California, United States of America. From time to time, new campuses were formed. The University of California System is part of nation’s three public systems for higher education.
The University of California system enrolled a complete figure of 238,700 students in its all ten campuses.
University of California system’s all 9 campuses host both graduate and undergraduate students. Only one campus give admission to graduate and professional level students. The University holds most prominent figures of society. There are almost 62 Nobel Prizes awarded to this University of California system. Many notable illumine are prepared by this renowned university system.
University of California system’s campuses are as below:
- The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley or Cal)
- The University of California. Davis (UCD)
- The university of California, Irvine (UCI)
- The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
- The University of California, Merced (UCM)
- The University of California, Riverside (UCR)
- The University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
- The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
- The University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
- The University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)
The University of California ranked high because of its various and major publications. Many of these campuses are among top twenty public universities of United States of America. The faculty at the University of California is experienced in many diverse fields. Every professor is a critically deep thinker of innovation and advanced research of his related field. They are the reason for 5,505 inventions and more than two thousand patents by University of California system. Almost all campuses of University of California system are affiliated with Association of American Universities (AAU). AAU is an organization that is responsible for advanced and technologized research projects. Various universities in the United States of America are part of this dynamic organization and each of them is highly contributing to its innovative and creative work. Every field demands research and even the intellectual and advanced concepts and ideas generated by individuals require deep analysis of how to make it true and convert the idea into reality. The research departments do this task and excitingly every campus of the University of California is famous for its research work.
The admission procedure followed by University of California system is same as others in the United States and each campus of UC follow that procedure. The bare essentials of the admission procedure require the following things from each applicant:
- Student’s GPA
- Tests including SAT and ACT for admission
- Application Form
The required points in above fields vary from campus to campus depending upon its acceptance rate, the ranking of that campus and other rules followed for admission purposes.