United States, California

Comprising of 10 campuses, five medical centers, and three national laboratories spread across California in the US, the University of California System is a public research university system established in the year 1868. With a strength of more than 280,000 students and 22,700 highly skilled and qualified faculty and staff members, the University of California has been committed to making academic advancements. The institution offers more than 800-degree programs in 160 academic disciplines to its students with a focus on research opportunities. The university also offers one of the strongest financial aid services to its students.

Campus Life

The University of California System consists of campuses at Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, and Santa Cruz. Their library system has a humongous collection of 40.8 million volumes in print, which is managed by a common catalog called Melvyl. Each of the colleges under this system has advanced infrastructure facilities like classrooms, auditoriums, laboratories, observatories, and even fitness facilities. The students can take part in student clubs and organizations and even volunteering activities for an all-rounded development.

Noted Alumni

The University of California System has been home to 64 Nobel Laureates and over 2 million living alumni. Some notable names include Arika Sato, who is a television personality, Nick Woodman, who is the founder of GoPro, and Mike Judge, who is a TV writer.