Table A

University of California New Freshman Admits
Fall 1997, 1998, and Fall 1999

  1997 % of Grand Total % Decl to State 1998 % of Grand Total % Decl to State 1999 % of Grand Total % Decl to State
American Indian 334 0.8% 0.8% 316 0.7% 0.9% 296 0.6% 0.7%
African American 1,510 3.6% 3.8% 1,248 2.9% 3.4% 1,390 3.0% 3.2%
Chicano 4,124 9.8% 10.4% 3,946 9.1% 10.6% 4,297 9.2% 9.9%
Latino 1,498 3.6% 3.8% 1,312 3.0% 3.5% 1,456 3.1% 3.4%
Subtotal
Underrepresented students
7,466 17.8% 18.8% 6,822 15.7% 18.4% 7,439 15.9% 17.2%
Asian American 13,649 32.5% 34.3% 13,697 31.6% 36.8% 15,415 32.9% 35.6%
White 17,654 42.1% 44.4% 16,016 36.9% 43.1% 19,634 41.8% 45.3%
Other 1,025 2.4% 2.6% 640 1.5% 1.7% 854 1.8% 2.0%
Sub-Total
Other Students
32,328 77.1% 81.2% 30,353 70.0% 81.6% 35,903 76.5% 82.8%
Sub-total  Underrepresented & Other Students 39,794 94.9% 100.0% 37,175 85.7% 100.0% 43,342 92.4% 100.0%
Decline to State 2,141 5.1%   6,216 14.3%   3,579 7.6%  
Grand Total 41,935 100.0%   43,391 100.0%   46,921 100.0%  
Note:
(1) Data are from the Management Reports: 4/2/97 for Fall 1997, 4/1/98 for Fall 1998, and 3/30/99 for Fall 1999. These data do not include referral students.
(2) Asian Americans include Chinese, East Indian/Pakistani, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese and Other Asians.
3) Decline to state include students who did not provide information on their ethnic identity in the admission application.
(4) Counts for international students are excluded from this report.

SOURCE: UC Office of the President, Student Academic Services, OA&SA, Apr 1999 (f99/Preadm-A 04/01/99)

        LastUpdated on 4/2/99
              By Terry L. Colvin