UC Berkeley ranked 2nd best public university in nation by US News & World Report

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UC Berkeley, as well as UCLA, had high graduation rates and graduated high proportions of Pell Grant students compared to other top public schools, according to Eric Brooks.

UC Berkeley ranked highly in the U.S. News & World Report rankings published Monday, with the UC system as a whole excelling in both the categories of “Top Public Schools” and “Top Performers on Social Mobility.”
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The promise of public

Off the Beat

UC Berkeley opens its doors to about 5,000 of the most promising Californian students each year. It is a breathtaking engine of mobility.
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Mo’ money, mo’ problems

Your Mom Goes To College

I had been billed a hefty $1,400 by Financial Aid. The charge read “Federal Pell Grant.” That was it. No explanation. Nothing.
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