UC admits largest, most diverse class ever, but it was harder to get accepted

TERESA WATANABE | STAFF WRITER 

UC Irvine made the largest year-to-year gains in diversity, increasing the share of underrepresented students to 41% of Californians offered freshman seats from 29% last year. Among them, the share of Black students doubled and American Indian students tripled. Admission offers to Latino students increased by 30% while those to Asian Americans fell by 25% and to whites by 9.4%. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

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