ERIC Number: ED483682
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-May
University Eligibility Study for the Class of 2003. Fact Sheet
California Postsecondary Education Commission
This fact sheet provides a brief summary of the University Eligibility Study for the Class of 2003. The study's findings reveal: the eligibility rate for CSU is 28.8%--this is about the same as it was in 1996; the eligibility rate for UC is 14.4%--this is up from 1996, when it was 11.1%; although eligibility rates for African American and Latino graduates have shown great improvement, the rates are still much lower than the eligibility rates for Asians and Whites--in 2003, 31.4% of Asian graduates and 16.2% of White graduates were eligible for UC; and California public high schools graduated 335,700 students in 2003--of these, an estimated 96,700 were eligible for CSU and 48,400 were eligible for UC.
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Higher Education, Eligibility, Student Diversity, College Applicants, State Colleges
California Postsecondary Education Commission, 1303 J Street, Suite 500, Sacramento, CA 95814-2938. Tel: 916-322-9268, Web site: http://www.cpec.ca.gov.
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: California Postsecondary Education Commission, Sacramento