UC Berkeley educates comparatively high number of low-income students

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The U.S. Office of Postsecondary Education finds that UC Berkeley, compared to its student body population and other public and private institutions, educates more lower-income students while also equitably providing several educational expense programs.

According to information from the U.S. Office of Postsecondary Education, UC Berkeley educates a high number of lower-income students in relation to its student body, especially when compared to other universities.
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Students struggle to get maintenance assistance in campus apartments

According to a UC Berkeley subreddit page, some residents of campus’ Channing-Bowditch apartments have been living with broken lights and plumbing problems for a few weeks. Attempts to contact the emergency maintenance team have been unsuccessful, according to the post thread, with students reportedly being told the maintenance team is understaffed and unable to provide a timeline for response to requests.  
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