LOS ANGELES (CNS) — UCLA has offered admission to more than 13,700 high school seniors and 5,200 transfer students for the fall term, university officials announced.
The students offered admission were chosen from more than 135,000 freshman and transfer applicants, according to UCLA.
Of the freshman admission offers, 23 percent are Chicano/Latino, 6 percent are black, 41 percent are Asian American and 24 percent are white.
"The fact that this is the highest-achieving admitted class in UCLA history, and that each year more students accept our admissions offers, means that UCLA is attracting some of the most exceptional students from California and beyond,” Youlonda Copeland-Morgan, UCLA vice provost for enrollment management, said in a statement.
Of the students offered admission, UCLA expects to actually enroll about 4,440 California residents and 1,460 out-of-state students. Of the 5,200 transfer students offered admission, 94 percent attended a California community college. About 3,265 of them are expected to actually enroll.
The University of California system as a whole offered admission to 108,178 prospective freshmen and 28,752 transfer students at its nine campuses statewide.
California residents make up the vast majority of those admitted — 71,655 as freshmen and 26,700 as transfer students, officials said.
“Yet another year of record-setting admissions underscores the tremendous interest in the world-class education at UC,” UC President Janet Napolitano said. “The best and brightest young minds continue to make UC their university of choice, and I am pleased to welcome all of these remarkable students this year.”