The UC System
The only world-class public research university for, by and of California.
We are here to shine a light on what's possible.
Education and research as pioneering as California itself
UC's faculty are the drivers behind innovations in biotechnology, computer science, art and architecture — and they bring that knowledge, that greatness, directly to the classroom.
UC is a part of your life, every day
502 Bad Gateway UC Extension’s continuing education courses and from Cooperative Extension’s agricultural advice and educational programs located throughout the state.
At a glance
- 10 campuses
- 5 medical centers
- 3 national laboratories
- 160 academic disciplines
- 800 degree programs
- 280,380 students
- 227,700 employees
- 2.0 million living alumni
- 64 Nobel laureates
- 430,000 jobs supported
- $46.3 billion contributed to California economy
- Secures $7 in federal and private dollars for every $1 in research funding provided by the state of California