“(Impressive) how much time one gains who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks, but only at what he does himself.”
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 250,000 students and 21,000 faculty. UC is the largest, most comprehensive and advanced university system in the world. The University of California, Berkeley is ranked the number one Public Ivy institution as published by US News. The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is ranked number two among Public Ivies, 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.”