“No person has the power to have everything they want. But, it is within your power not to agonize over what you don’t have, yet to cheerfully savor whatever good fortune comes your way.”
The University of California (UC) is the largest public university in both the state of California and the United States, and consists of 10 campuses with over 285,000 students and 22,000 faculty. UC is the largest, most comprehensive and advanced university system in the world. The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is ranked the number one public school according to US News. The University of California, Berkeley is ranked number two among public institutions, and received over 80,000 applications for college in 2017.
University of California Mission Statement
“The distinctive mission of the University is to serve society as a center of higher learning, providing long-term societal benefits through transmitting advanced knowledge, discovering new knowledge, and functioning as an active working repository of organized knowledge. That obligation, more specifically, includes undergraduate education, graduate and professional education, research, and other kinds of public service, which are shaped and bounded by the central pervasive mission of discovering and advancing knowledge.”