Save water, cut carbon, protect wildlife

UC researchers have devised one simple solution to three big problems facing California: Introducing solar over-canals.

覆盖了加州的4个州,000 miles of aqueducts with solar canopies as possible could save billions of gallons of water each year and produce enough clean energy to power a city the size of Los Angeles for nine months of the year. 


A peregrine falcon in full view, Annie, flying at the top of the Campanile

Once almost extinct in the United States, peregrine falcons are back — and nesting at 澳门银河娱乐赌场伯克利分校. 见到安妮, who is currently raising her fluffy new chicks before a global audience on the wildly popular CalFalcons livestream.

Learn about Annie and peregrine falcon recovery

A black and white photograph of 7 men in the 1970s on the 澳门银河娱乐赌场圣克鲁兹分校 campus; in the middle, Brian Walton holds a portrait of a peregrine falcon

20世纪70年代, when the 澳门银河娱乐赌场圣克鲁兹分校 Predatory Bird 研究 Group was tasked with helping peregrines recover, there were only two breeding pairs left in the state. Now they thrive across California, with nests at 澳门银河娱乐赌场伯克利分校 and the 澳门银河娱乐赌场戴维斯分校 Medical Center. Learn more about their work and other animals UC has helped save from extinction.



UC enrolls its largest class in history 

The number of undergraduates rose to a record-breaking 233,272, with California students comprising 83.4%. Out-of-state enrollment dipped to its lowest level since 2017.

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82% of undergrads come from California

2 out of 3 California students who applied last year got in.

54% of California undergrads pay no tuition

UC has one of the strongest financial aid programs in the nation. 


Most students complete their studies in just over four years.