Table 2

University of California
Stage One* : Estimated Unduplicated Freshman Admissions
Fall 1997 and Fall 1998 Comparison

Computations exclude those students who decline to state their ethnic background

APPLICANTS ADMITS ADMIT RATE

1998

%

1997

%

1998

%

1997

%

1998

1997

American Indian 461 0.9% 405 0.8% 318 0.8% 336 0.8% 69% 83%
African American 2,302 4.4% 2,219 4.1% 1,243 3.3% 1,509 3.7% 54% 68%
Chicano 5,670 10.9% 5,142 9.6% 3,969 10.4% 4,165 10.2% 70% 81%
Latino 1,948 3.7% 2,000 3.7% 1,325 3.5% 1,520 3.7% 68% 76%

Sub-Total of Underpresented Students

10,381 19.9% 9,766 18.3% 6,855 18% 7,530 18.5% 66% 77.1%
Asian American 18,983 36.4% 18,975 35.5% 14,427 37.9% 14,421 35.4% 76% 76%
White 21,769 41.8% 23,263 43.5% 16,109 42.3% 17,680 43.5% 74% 76%
Other 965 1.9% 1,480 2.8% 656 1.7% 1,051 2.6% 68% 71%
Sub-Total 52,098 100% 53,484 100% 38,047 100% 40,682 100% 68% 71%
Decline to State 8,814

2,693

6,346

2,181

72% 81%

Total

60,912

56,177

44,393

42,863

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 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