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“A new upward mobility report card for U.S. colleges and universities reveals high rankings for California schools, from community colleges to the University of California, including UC Berkeley,” according to UC Berkeley’s Media Relations office.

This UC Berkeley’s news post is based on a research report in New York Times’ ‘The Upshot Blog Today.’   News related to U.C. Berkeley or California state-supported schools includes:

  • UC Berkeley is the top-ranked college in the nation, according to upper-tail upward mobility: it has the largest fraction of students who come from families in the bottom fifth and end up having earnings in the 1 percent among colleges with at least 500 students per cohort.
  • UC Berkeley and UCLA are the No. 1 and No. 2 colleges in the nation in terms of the number of students who come from families in the bottom fifth and end up having earnings in the top 1 percent.
  • California State University Los Angeles is the top-ranked college in the nation based on upward mobility.
  • Glendale Community College in L.A. County is the No. 7-ranked college, according to upward mobility.

Click HERE for the original Berkeley News post.