Nine UC campuses offer undergraduate and graduate education; one (UCSF) is graduate/professional only. Other educational centers reach across California and beyond.
All UC campuses use the same undergraduate application.
UC’s medical centers provide broad access to top-ranked specialized care, support clinical teaching programs, and develop new therapies. For news about UC breakthroughs and health initiatives, visit UC Health.
UC medical centers provided $486 million in unreimbursed and charity care last year.
UC has been involved in managing three national labs for the U.S. Department of Energy since 1943.
Thirteen Nobel laureates were honored while affiliated with the labs.
Agriculture and Natural Resources
UC’s statewide network of researchers and educators is focused on delivering science-based solutions for priority problems in California agriculture, natural resources and human development. .
UC’s has agriculture, natural resource, nutrition and youth development advisors based in more than 50 county offices in California.
UC partners closely with California’s K-12 schools and community colleges to help prepare students and high-quality teachers.
MESA and Puente participants pass the California High School Exit Exam at much higher rates than other students.
UC operates billion-dollar, multidisciplinary research centers that leverage public investments to address society’s most critical issues and explore our world.
California Institutes for Science and Innovation
Multicampus Research Programs
Systemwide Research Programs
UC research produced 1,727 inventions in 2014 — an average of almost five each day.
UC’s continuing education programs support thousands of Californians in reaching their professional goals.
- CalTeach (UC Science and Math Initiative)
- Principal Leadership Institutes ( | )
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Adult learners take nearly 300,000 courses each year through UC Extension.