UCLA’s freshman class includes students from nearly all 50 states and over 70 countries. First generation students represent 1 out of every 3 new FR. Increased SIR’s from African American, Latino/Hispanic, Chinese-American, and Korean-American students. Fall 2014 Freshman Profile: 3.89/4.39 weighted GPA SAT (middle 50%) Overall 18% admit rate More on UCLA’s Freshman Class…
On Becoming a Bruin… UCLA tied for #1 among 25 public universities that enjoy the greatest percentage of freshmen who return for their 2nd year [Source: US News & World Report] 94% of freshmen live on “The Hill” and on-campus housing is guaranteed for three years. 2 out of every 3 courses at UCLA have fewer than 30 students.
UCLA will likely seek to enroll 4,100 California residents (same as Fall 2014). UCLA will continue to utilize a waitlist to maximize freshman enrollment. UCLA will host our fall open house for prospective applicants on Saturday, September 20; for more information on all fall admission events, see What to expect from UCLA for Fall 2015
UC Santa Barbara Lisa Przekop, Director of Admissions – CSU - UC Counselor Conference 2014
Community 4-year housing guarantee allows more students to stay on campus than ever before UCSB increases campus safety and provides $2 million in funding for Isla Vista Increased support services including: Veteran’s Services Guardian Scholars Dream Scholars Women’s Center
Outcomes & Outlook 43% first generation freshmen Fall 2015 Outlook Freshman applicants interested in Engineering must declare on the UC application Added Museum Studies emphasis in History of Art & Architecture, BA Removed College of Creative Studies Literature, BA suspended Economics/Mathematics 4.15 average GPA 93% of admitted freshmen had GPAs between: 73% of ELC students admitted Fall 2014 Outcomes
Campus News & Updates Davidson Library renovation and addition is in progress. Grand opening in December 2015! New campus housing! Sierra Madre Apartments scheduled for school year (115 new apartments for 515 students) Join Admissions on social media for more campus news and updates: Stay Connected!
Services for Counselors Spring Insight Open HouseSaturday, April 11, 2015 Admissions webinars and online college fairswww.admissions.ucsb.edu/visit-ucsb/webinars AlwaysOn counselor chat drop-in hours1st Thursday of each month, 2-4 p.m. Horizons counselor newsletterwww.admissions.ucsb.edu/counselors Personal Statement Tip Sheetwww.admissions.ucsb.edu/publications-and-videos Short tutorials on YouTubeWant more? Send suggestions to
UC Santa Cruz – Frosh Update Welcome! Michael McCawley, Director of Admissions
What Happened - Fall ,000+ application increase Admit rate 57% More offers to CA students Increased enrollment Increased underrepresented and underserved students Admitted Frosh GPA Profile 4.0 or higher – 35.7% 3.5 to 3.99 – 50.1% 3.49 or lower – 14.2% Mean – 3.82
What Will Happen – Fall 2015 UCSC looks for well-rounded, academically strong students who will enrich the student experience at our campus. Enroll 400 fewer frosh Fewer admission offers Increased selectivity
50 Years Later Focused on student successFocused on student success The residential collegesThe residential colleges Academic opportunitiesAcademic opportunities Healthy and happy studentsHealthy and happy students Timely graduationTimely graduation
Connect to Your Inner Slug New virtual tour eSlug counselor newsletter Slug Connection for students Parents web information Family & Group tours weekdays Preview Day on October 25, 2014 With thanks for all you continue to do! admissions.ucsc.edu