Table 1
University of California
Stage One* : Estimated Unduplicated Freshman Admissions
Computations include those students who decline to state their ethnic background

APPLICANTS

ADMITS

ADMIT RATE

1998 % 1997 % 1998 % 1997 % 1998 1997
American Indian 461 0.8% 405 0.7% 318 0.7% 336 0.8% 69% 83%
African American 2,302 3.8% 2,219 4% 1,243 2.8% 1,509 3.5% 54% 68%
Chicano 5,670 9.3% 5,142 9.2% 3,969 8.9% 4,165 9.7% 70% 81%
Latino 1,948 3.2% 2,000 3.6% 1,325 3% 1,520 3.5% 68% 76%
Sub-Total of Underrepresented Student Groups 10,381 17.% 9,766 17.4% 6,855 15.4% 7,530 17.6% 66% 77.1%
Asian American 18,983 31.2% 18,975 33.8% 14,427 32.5% 14,421 33.6% 76% 76%
White 21,769 35.7% 23,263 41.4% 16,109 36.3% 17,680 41.2% 74% 76%
Other 965 1.6% 1,480 2.6% 656 1.5% 1,051 2.5% 68% 71%
Decline to State 8,814 14.5% 2,693 4.8% 6,346 14.3% 2,181 5.1% 72% 81%
Total 60,912 100% 56,177 100% 44,393 100% 42,863 100% 73% 76%

* In progress admissions inventory as of April 2, 1998. Additional eligible students to be admitted mid-April 1998.

Note: Data for Fall 1997 are from the Management Report of 4/2/97; data for Fall 1998 are from the Management Report of 3/30/98. Admit counts for all freshmen are based on the percent of applicants admitted. Data are in-progress estimates and are within 5 percentage points of those presented by the campuses.

SOURCE: UC Office of the President, Student Academic Services, OA&SA, Apr 1998 (f98/preadm)


Last Updated on 4/2/98
By Terry L. Colvin