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UCSD Accepts Record Number Of Freshmen For Fall

More than 60,000 students applied to UC San Diego and nearly 23,000 would-be freshman were accepted for fall classes, the university announced today.

Out of 60,800 applicants, 22,947 were admitted as incoming freshman. Both figures rank as records, according to Mae Brown, assistant vice chancellor for admissions and enrollment services.

"We're thrilled UC San Diego continues to attract many highly qualified and dynamic students,'' she said. "Our students have made tremendous contributions to this campus, helping to establish UC San Diego as a world- renowned, academic powerhouse.''

More than 15,000 of those admitted are California residents, up about 11 percent from last year, according to UCSD.

The number of black students admitted was 510, up 29 percent from last year; Filipino students: 852, up about 35 percent from 2011; and Native Americans: 119, up 49 percent from last year.

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etri | April 25, 2012 at 6:56 p.m. ― 2 years, 5 months ago

23,000 more cars on the freeways of san diego every day huh... Dorms are packed and public transportation laughable. So good luck with the jams on the freeways and nearly everywhere.
I cant wait to be able to leave san diego. From the awesome city that it was in the past decades, it is quickly becoming a clone of LA. You cannot go anywhere without having to waste huge amounts of time and of gas, stuck in traffic

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