UC freshman applicant pool composition shifts

UC campuses have seen a surge in freshman applications this year, with especially high numbers of nonresident and Latino applicants. This year, Chicano and Latino applicants are for the first time the largest ethnic group represented in the overall UC applicant pool.
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Necessary nonresidents

UNIVERSITY ISSUES: Faced with few other short-term options, UC officials should enroll more nonresident students, but larger changes are needed.

For years, the University of California has struggled to ensure that it maintains access for as many state residents as possible while also preserving its academic excellence. And while the university is clearly in need of dramatic structural changes to adapt to the recurring problems it faces, tough short-term decisions
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