“The slow dismantling of the greatest university system in the world”
A 500 million cut to the University of California budget has already been announced. Without tax extensions, the governor will have to announce more cuts. Without tax extentsions, annual UC tuition could become 20,000 to 25,000. A decade ago, a student could attend UCLA on 3,700. Some, like UC Chancellors, fear that further cuts to the university will lead to the deterioration of the UC system.
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More out-of-state students
The University of California admitted 72, 432 freshmen for the 2011-2012 school year. Out of those freshmen, 18% are out-of-state students. Out-of-state tuition is higher than in-state tuition and the admittance of out-of-state freshmen could generate more revenue for the University. This amount is an increase of 4% than last year’s out-of-state admitted applicants.
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